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yaws

(yawz),
An infectious tropical disease caused by Treponema pertenue and characterized by the development of crusted granulomatous ulcers on the extremities; may involve bone, but, unlike syphilis, does not produce central nervous system or cardiovascular pathology.
See also: nonvenereal syphilis.
[of Caribbean origin; similar to Calinago yaya, the disease]

pian

See yaws.

yaws

(yawz)
An infectious tropical disease caused by Treponema pertenue and characterized by the development of crusted granulomatous ulcers on the extremities; may involve bone, but, unlike syphilis, does not cause central nervous system or cardiovascular damage.
Synonym(s): boubas, bubas, frambesia, granuloma tropicum, pian, rupia (2) .
[of Caribbean origin; similar to Calinago word yaya, the disease]
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What I have done here is to provide a flashback to the presentation and treatment of women in Chinese wu xia pian or martial arts films.
The wuxia pian ("films of chivalric combat") that in the late '60s and early '70s dominated Shaw Brothers' releases embodied the oldest of traditions, extending from classic novels like the seventeenth-century Water Margin (to which Shaw Brothers paid tribute with a 1972 film version followed by the 1973 sequel, All Men Are Brothers) and the melodrama and acrobatics of Chinese opera to the swordplay and displays of magic that became a staple of Chinese movies from the silent era on.
In Chinese we talk about wuxia pian, what you can call heroic swordplay films,'' he recently told Film Journal International.
We pIan to increase staff numbers by 30% in 2003 and I know that Karl will play an important role in supporting the IT needs of our growing business.
Historically, the Chinese 'heroic warrior' genre originated in mainland China as wu xia pian, or 'chivalrous combat' films.
This is an incredible area of flora which, in spring, explodes in vast carpets of colour covering the floor of the stunning natural amphitheatre of the Pian Grande.
The complaints about Italy concern the following items: * Possible incorrect application of the Framework Waste Directive, the Groundwater Directive and the Habitats Directive in relation to a landfill of solid metallurgic waste in Samolaco (Sondrio) which is alleged to cause pollution by chrome in the water catchment of the natural park Pian di Spagna e Lago di Mezzola, which is designated as a special protection area (SPA) under the Community's Wild Birds Directive and is proposed for designation under the Habitats Directive.