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mad

(mad), This imprecise and outmoded word is best avoided in medical speech and writing. Negative or pejorative connotations may render it offensive in some contexts. A nonmedical, pejorative term for:
1. Rabid.
2. Mentally ill; insane.
[A.S. gemād]

MAD

abbreviation for multiple autoimmune disorder.

mad

Medspeak-UK
An antiquated term, now used colloquially, for insane or mentally ill. It should not be used in a professional context, as it bears an offensive and pejorative overtone.

Vox populi-US
(1) Angry.
(2) Rabid, frenetic.

MAD

Abbreviation for:
multiple anomalous dispersion

mad

1. Not rational.
2. Angry.
3. Rash, foolish, frantic.
4. Suffering from infection with rabies.
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Fans looking for a competitive team experience will enjoy MUT Squads, which brings online teamplay to Madden NFL 18 via Madden Ultimate Team.
Madden 17 's improved coverage system more accurately reflected how cornerbacks and linebackers actually play zone coverage, as the computer's behavior shifted depending the exact play call and position.
Why else did Madden bring longtime friend, John Robinson, the former USC and Rams coach, into the booth with him on Sundays?
The website will feature a live, streaming draft analysis show produced right from Madden headquarters in Orlando, Florida, US.
Mr Madden then left the house, taking the mobile phone with him.
Apart from this vitality, Madden is such a skillful persuader that one not only gets past the initial shock of his admittedly sweeping claim that "Everything a southern writer writes derives from the Civil War experience" (91) but comes to see its innate plausibility, especially when applied to the sense of loss that drives so much of Wolfe's work.
I really am not about telling women what they have to do," Madden says, citing the philosophy that has turned her "Home as Haven" mantra into a multimillion-dollar enterprise.
Yet Madden and Balmford found no correlation between such rarity and an item's power to predict successful mating, as determined in the previous work.
Now Madden is dead and the guy he was fighting with is missing.
When they showed us the John Madden one, we all knew the Telestrator technique, and we thought that was the strongest one.
John Madden sent the suits to the cleaners for their conception of foot ball as entertainment.
Before the arrival of his family at Fort Leavenworth, Major Toornsunov was discussing his family's absence with Lieutenant Colonel Pat Madden, Chief of the International Officer Student Division at CGSC, and mentioned that one of his two sons, Timur, had a hearing problem that needed medical attention.