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one that is representative of a group or class

a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

a course of reasoning

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a special set of circumstances

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a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

the actual state of things

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a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures

a problem requiring investigation

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a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument

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the quantity contained in a case

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nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence

a specific state of mind that is temporary

a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

the housing or outer covering of something

the enclosing frame around a door or window opening

(printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers

bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home

look over, usually with the intention to rob

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enclose in, or as if in, a case

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Campylobacteriosis in New Zealand: results of a case-control study.
A case-control study of diet and risk of ovarian cancer.
The effect of residence in the same census tract as a dump site was not, however, detected in the case-control study.
case-control study publication and multiple co-authors of the paper are employed by a commercial firm that sells a competing genetic test for CHD risk," added Dr.
Benzodiazepine use for 3 months or more is associated with a significantly increased likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease, and longer exposure is associated with greater odds, according to results from a case-control study published in BMJ.
For the nested case-control study, researchers compared 1,102 women aged 20-49 years who had been diagnosed with invasive breast cancer from 1990 to 2009 with 21, 755 controls sampled from the same health care delivery system, matched for age, year, enrollment length, and medical chart availability.
Increased adenocarcinoma of the lung was observed among users of coal or anthracite as cooking fuel in a case-control study in Taiwan (n = 1,332) (Lee CH et al.
Assessing lead time of selected ovarian cancer biomarkers: a nested case-control study.
In a case-control study conducted in Boston, 63,878 patients who were hospitalized for three days or more were assessed in order to determine whether proton pump inhibitors (PPI's) raised the risk of hospital-acquired pneumonia: The risk of complications attributed to taking PPI's is unclear, but some studies have suggested a risk of community-acquired pneumonia in patients taking these agents, which are used to treat gastroesophageal reflux (GERD).
NEW ORLEANS -- High insulin levels, insulin resistance, and central body fat were each significantly associated with an increased risk of Barrett's esophagus in a recent case-control study.
We conducted an age-stratified case-control study with 753 sCJD patients and 210 controls and a study of patients who underwent neurosurgical or ophthalmic surgical procedures at the same hospital.
Regular consumption of green tea protects women against breast cancer, concludes a recently published case-control study from China.
This study assessed whether HIV-1 viral load affects the likelihood of live birth among HIV-positive women in a nested case-control study of HIV positive women from a community cohort in Rakai District, Uganda.
1) In a case-control study of 325 nulliparous women who delivered in a Colorado hospital in 1998-2001, five factors that were known within two hours of admission were independently associated with the risk of cesarean: A woman's likelihood of having a cesarean increased with her weight (odds ratio, 1.
November 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a nested, case-control study showed that patients with both high coronary risk and higher blood levels of sitosterol(1) (a plant sterol) were at an increased risk of a major coronary event compared to similar patients with lower blood levels of the plant sterol.