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out of the ordinary.

special action points
acupoints used only to influence specific organs or tissues.
special diagnostic strategies
includes all techniques which are not provided in the ordinary course of the services available at veterinary clinics and hospital, e.g. Compton metabolic profile, field response trial, retrospective mating analysis.
special incidence ratios
ratios done specially for indexes that are not part of a regular surveillance system, e.g. a zoonosis incidence ratio which is the ratio of the number of new cases of the disease in the animal reservoir related to the number of people in the human population for the same period.
special protocol
a hospital case chart created specially to record observations in cases of a disease that is under examination by members of the staff.
special risk population
a population of animals that is especially likely to contract a disease because of some peculiarity of genetics or husbandry or because of geographic or climatic factors.
special senses
see special sense.

Patient discussion about special

Q. Is there a special diet for FMS I heard that there is a connection between my diet and FMS- what is it? And what should I eat or not eat (that is the question ? )

A. My neighbor next door has this - he always looks so tired! I will tell him abot this link _Laura_ - thanks.

Q. Are there any special forums for parents to kids with cancer? I think my sister could really use that kind of support group of people who are going through the exact same thing they never dreamed to be.

A. But how should I tell her to go there? she acts like she doesn't need help. she says she isn't the one who needs treatment and she wouldn't want to waste time and energy on herself now- only on the kid. How do I convince her it's important?

Q. Anybody know any special cakes for diabetes patients? not just sugarless... something that was specially designed maybe...? any recipes??

A. Thank you diabetes community!!! you are good people... I invite you to try the cakes once they're ready...

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In your quest to be special, to communicate lots of nice things about yourself, you lose your specialness completely.
And, if all goes as it should, our country will take on a fresh coat of specialness and interest, from you and your travel companions seeing a small part of it.
After a difficult year, this particular season of goodwill will carry an air of extra specialness about it for the family.
You're unique and you'll succeed when you let your specialness come out to play.
He has made no secret of his desire to return to the Premier League, or of his Specialness.
Not that we all don't want to feel special somehow, but, for teens, their specialness also encompasses what seems so obvious to them: only others their age can understand them.
We'd quite like our sport to be better funded and better respected, for AP McCoy to be Sports Personality of the Year and the Archbishop of Canterbury to own a leg in one with David Evans, but not if it means we suddenly have to become all mainstream and lose our specialness.
I presume it is a North American phenomenon in the Church to celebrate, nay, obsess over, our specialness.
There's a sort of specialness that you can't find anyplace else," Hollands said.
By looking for it in other places, scientists might learn more about the specialness of conditions surrounding such black holes.
In his second contribution Van Gulick attempts to "expose the pretension of what he calls "the specialness of the physical" by showing that insofar as higher order, natural physical patterns exert causal efficacy by the selective activation of physical powers, a form of downward causation is at work even at the physical level.

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