pica


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Synonyms for pica

an eating disorder, frequent in children, in which non-nutritional objects are eaten persistently

a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing

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RCT Council's cabinet member for environment and leisure councillor Ann Crimmings said: "The ambitious plans for the development of an Eco Park at Bryn Pica come at a time when everyday recycling is at an all-time high in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
pica es el segundo molusco mas consumido despues del caracol pala (Strombus gigas), lo que ha llevado a una disminucion drastica de sus poblaciones (Schmidt, Wolff, & Vargas, 2002; Mancera-Pineda et al.
The intake of these types of materials must be consumed persistently for one month or more to be considered a true diagnosis of pica (Jyothi, 2015).
f) Three-dimensional digital subtraction angiography shows right PICA (arrow) crossing midline and suppling left PICA territory (arrowhead).
Vincent Volpi, CEO, PICA stated: "We are extremely pleased with this outcome.
TechDevice also has started improvements on a new 20,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Costa Pica.
Her medical and psychiatric history includes anxiety, depression, personality disorder symptoms of affective dysregulation, obesity (270 lbs; medium height), and pica.
Pica is considered as an eating-nutritional disorder in childhood and is generally analysed within obsessive- compulsive disorders.
Summary: Arola, the pica pica Spanish restaurant at the W-Opera, brings a whiff of flamenco to upscale Paris.
Zach's autism is combined with an extreme form of an eating disorder called pica.
Pica Pica cocktail bar, in Westgate Street in the city centre, has created the Diamond Lady cocktail in celebration of the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend.
Zach Tahir, five, has a condition called Pica which means he cannot distinguish between food and inedible objects.
In addition, 57% demonstrated symptoms of pica syndrome - a craving for and compulsive eating of non-food substances such as ice and starch.