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nut·crack·er

(nuht-krak'ĕr),
A term applied to the anatomic constriction to the left renal vein or to the uncinate process of the pancreas as they pass between the aorta and the root of the superior mesenteric artery. See: nutcracker syndrome.
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In fact, with two companies from Russia staging three classics between them at St David's Hall - The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake - for the first time, the venue is dubbing it the Christmas Russian Ballet Festival.
Fritz and his friends grab the Nutcracker and toss it back and forth among them, eventually dropping and breaking it.
Nutcracker syndrome refers to the compression of the left renal vein between the aorta and the superior mesenteric artery, which results in elevated left renal vein pressure and possible collateral vein development.
Kultur is proud to announce the Blu-ray release of The Nutcracker starring Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gelsey Kirland and the ABT available on September 25, 2012.
The enchanting tale of The Nutcracker centres around Clara and her nutcracker doll, which magically transforms into a princely soldier.
In The Nutcracker, its young students will be performing one of the most famous and popular ballets of the international repertoire.
Nutcracker, pounds 14 (www.burford.co.uk, 01993 823117)
The Georgian Terrace Hotel, a US-based hotel in Atlanta, US, has announced a package to celebrate Atlanta Ballet's The Nutcracker performing at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, in Atlanta.
Their first experimental subject, a Eurasian nutcracker, obligingly buried seeds in a large sand floor while Balda watched from a corner.
To celebrate, we've teamed up with Ellen Kent, Ballet International and the Playhouse to bring you a fabulous trip to Disneyland Paris plus, four tickets to see either Swan Lake on Monday, February 3, or Grigorovich's Nutcracker on Thursday, February 6.
Without our help, Jenkins says, the fate of this cloud-clinging species depends on the nutcracker's ability to gather and plant the seeds, usually on recently burned sites, in clusters of anywhere from three to 15 kernels per excavation.