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stalk

(stawk),
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

stalk

(stôk)
n.
A slender or elongated support or structure, as one that connects or supports an organ.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Anatomy noun The cord-like structure that connects the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus
Pathology noun A neck-like fibrovascular structure that connects a pedunculated polyp to the mucosa in a neoplasm—e.g., an adenomatous polyp or villous adenoma
Public safety verb To actively pursue, harass, or threaten a person who is an unwilling recipient of the stalker’s advances
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stalk

verb Public health To actively pursue, harass, or threaten a person who is an unwilling recipient of the stalker's advances
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

stalk

(stawk)
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

stalk

(stawk)
A narrowed connection with a structure or organ.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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One hundred seventy-six (15%) women reported having been stalked during their lifetime, and 23 (2%) women reported currently being stalked.
(28) In addition, even though 43 percent of men and 45 percent of women being stalked in that study received threats from their stalkers, interpersonal violence only occurred on average in 20 to 25 percent of the cases.
"We know anyone can be stalked and we collectively need to be better equipped and confident to recognise the signs to help put a stop to this distressing crime.
So, it's possible lower reporting might account for the perception that police officers are stalked less often.
The Mumbai Police has started a Twitter drive #ReportStalking, in which one can take to the micro-blogging site if being stalked by someone, so that the cops can come for rescue.
With the advent of social media and other online platforms, there are more opportunities for people to be stalked and harassed.
These three women from across Wales claim to have been stalked but no charges have ever been pressed against any individuals linked to the cases.
Back in February, the ECHO revealed how figures for the first half of the 2015/16 financial year suggested you were more likely to be stalked on Merseyside than anywhere else.
I have stalked across open hillsides in direct sight of deer and have not been seen--because I was moving so slowly the deer did not notice my movement.
Up to 700,000 women in England and Wales are stalked each year.
Stalking victims report numerous, severe, life-changing effects from being stalked, including physical, social, and psychological harm.
Last year alone, 142 people in Wales contacted the nation's four police forces concerned they were being stalked, with 46 alleged offenders being charged.