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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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Proton pump inhibitors and hospitalization with hypomagnesemia: a population-based case-control study. PLoS Med.
Lee et al., "Risk of pancreatic cancer in relation to ABO blood group and hepatitis C virus infection in Korea: a case-control study," Journal of Korean Medical Science, vol.
In another population-based nested case-control study, this one involving 482 women with a first breast cancer followed by a CBC and 1,506 controls with only a first breast cancer, Dr.
Data source: Nested case-control study of 1,102 women aged 20-49 years diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, compared with 21,755 controls.
Investigating matched case-control study designs with causal effect estimation.
"Because no contaminated vehicle was confirmed immediately, a case-control study was conducted to assess the association of the illnesses with specific food and drink.
If this finding from a 198-subject case-control study is confirmed by others, early stool pattern could provide a simple indicator of increased risk for the most common gastrointestinal emergency occurring in neonates.
A case-control study was conducted in the United States14 to investigate the risk of bladder cancer in 2160 cases and 3979 controls in relation to their occupation tobacco use.
In an analysis of data from a previous case-control study of Campylobacter infection (3), Stafford et al.
Risk of ovarian cancer in women with symptoms in primary care: population based case-control study. BMJ 2009;339:b2998.
Use of bisphosphonates among women and risk of atrial fibrillation and flutter: population-based case-control study. BMJ.
A case-control study of 43 patients with current CFS and 60 nonfatigued controls, identified from a general population sample of 56,146 adults of Wichita, Kansas, completed questionnaires regarding self-reported childhood trauma (sexual, physical, and emotional abuse and emotional and physical neglect) and psychopathology (depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder) by CFS status.
In 2005, the Molecular Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer study, a population-based case-control study of patients who received a diagnosis of CRC in northern Israel between 1998 and 2004, and controls, was published and the authors concluded that the use of statins for at least 5 years, compared with no statins, was associated with a 47% reduction in the risk of CRC [odds ratio, 0.50; 95% confidence interval (CI), 0.40-0.63] [3].
Vegetables, fruit, and antioxidant-related nutrients and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a National Cancer Institute-Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results population-based case-control study. Am J Clin Nutr 83:1401-10.