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verb A regional term meaning to inject a drug.


A title used in the UK for a female (e.g., surgeon) who may or may not be married.


Modified Injury Severity Scale. A method for quantifying paediatric multi-trauma injuries (excluding burns). MISS categorising injuries into five body areas (neurologic, face and neck, chest, abdomen and pelvic contents, extremities and pelvic girdle), each with a score of 1 (minor) to 5 (critical with uncertain survival); the total score is the sum of the squares of the three most injured body regions.
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Modified Injury Severity Scale Urgent care A method for quantifying pediatric multi-trauma (excluding burns) injuries; MISS is the sum of the squares of the 3 most injured body regions, after the AMA's abbreviated injury scale–AIS, substituting the Glasgow coma scale for neurologic evaluation. See Glasgow coma scale.
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Patient discussion about miss

Q. I have missed 2 periods and had my tubes tied. What could be wrong? I went to the doctor and she didnt even do an exam. She said dont worry until I have missed for 6 months.

A. go to enather dr. you have to be shure.

Q. can a woman ger pregnant if she misses a few birth control pills? my girlfriend missed 2 this month and now her period is a bit late. should I be woried?

A. Even on birth control it is possible to get pregnant. Birth control pills are not always 100% perfect in preventing pregnancy. Has she ever missed any pills in the past? Her body may be trying to re-adjust and that can be a reason why she is "late."

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More un missable fun, as the razor-sharp (!) contestants meet at Christie's auction house in London to get the lowdown on a task which will involve them choosing works of art - and then selling them in a London gallery.
At the start of the season this game would have been one that I might have marked missable.
OUT FOR JUSTICE five 10pm THE Steven Seagal season continues on five with this missable action crime drama.
He'd missed from a missable distance on the tenth, but when asked to hole out from around 4ft on the 11th, he failed.
As a player, Jacklin had also been involved in one of the Ryder Cup's most enduring moments when Jack Nicklaus conceded his missable three-foot putt in 1969, leaving the match scores tied.
That is, that they judge what we should see and what is deemed missable.
She talks of how she `longs' to be with him, calling Diana `a ridiculous creature' while he, in turn, apparently finds it per missable to have the mother of his children referred to in this way.
In fact, the only sign of the reigning monarch is a sketch portrait on the gilded grand piano in the White Drawing Room, and an easily missable bronze sculpture of horses, a passion she shares with her mother.
The Roebuck is a plain, rather missable pub, sitting right on the pavement, with no outward sign of its ambition.
Mark Webster is the token Welshman thrown in to spice up proceedings for the Cardiff masses tonight, but for anyone without a passion for the valleys his match with basement-boy Jelle Klaasen is eminently missable.
Nyathi's poetry and the vibrantbl end of Imbongi's blend of traditional and contemporary African Music-with a little blues and jazz besides-should make for an un missable night.