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Pan

(pan),
Genus of anthropoid apes that includes the gorilla and chimpanzee. Pan panisus and Pan troglodytes are chimpanzee species used in biologic experiments.
[G. myth. god of forest]

PAN

polyarteritis nodosa.

Pan,

Greek mythological god of the forest.
panic - extreme and unreasoning anxiety and fear.

polyarteritis nodosa

; PAN rare form of necrotizing vasculitis affecting medium-sized arteries (male:female ratio of 2:1) during the fourth to fifth decade of life, especially in hepatitis B-positive individuals, causing multisystem inflammation; presents as a vague systemic illness with muscle pains, mononeuritis multiplex (due to vasa nervorum involvement), abdominal pains, severe hypertension, chest pain, renal impairment, arthritis, claudication, cutaneous purpura, ulcers and gangrene; treated with immunosuppressive drugs and antiviral therapy
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There are 12 pages devoted to omelettes, and even five full pages given over to the fine art of boiling a panful of rice.
This fall and winter, when supermarket produce is most expensive and most of us can't run out to the garden and pick a fresh bunch of celery or panful of beans, it's gratifying to know that you can visit the fruit cellar or make a trip to the pantry or freezer, and not be disappointed.
As a result, the majority gives companies that chose to sit out the hard developmental days of DBS a windfall chance to participate in a gold rush and leaves one of the pioneers of the DBS service with only a panful of mica.
Turning away from the gritty landscape, I scoop another panful from the eroding bank of the trickling stream, but I have to laugh.
As she laid the spirals of fruit into the pie, she'd had hopeful visions of a panful of birds, or snow, or the image of Mary herself emerging from the oven - anything but the inevitable apples.
Gentleman's Relish is fantastic when spread thinly on toast and eaten as is, or, even better, with a panful of creamy scrambled eggs and a little dash of parsley.
It takes a thoughtful, most particular, almost fastidious cook to turn out a decent panful of savoury mince.