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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.


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.

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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Paul Gascoigne missed the bus taking England players to last Wednesday's friendly against Morocco, it was claimed yesterday.
ON a recent trip to Barra, we missed the bus to Castlebay.
But he said the jacket had simply been on the back seat of his car when he innocently gave her a lift to school after she missed the bus.
A WOMAN scooped more than half a million euro in the Lotto because her husband missed the bus.
If I missed the bus from the hospital I used to walk up Sandpit Lane for another bus.
This is a really practical system which will make things easier - few things can be worse for intending passengers than waiting at a stop, not knowing whether you've missed the bus or when the next one will appear.
THEO WALCOTT missed the bus - but has still got time to get to the World Cup.
I missed the bus home, so I'm very grateful to Alan, from Pontefract, for giving me a lift to Castleford - known these days as Cas Vegas, for its exciting entertainment venues.
Unfortunately, the gentlemen would have missed the bus by literally seconds.