succedaneum


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(medicine) something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)

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Some of the Babies with Caput succedaneum were irritable.
First, this might be because of the prevalence of the game of mahjong in Chengdu as an apparent succedaneum, exerting a significant impact on the daily life of residents in Sichuan Province and the surrounding areas.
Metaphysics of violence start the conjunction of pleasure and of supreme pain, of ecstasy and death in the art of gladiators as succedaneum of the old sacred, the origin of this art to be found in the funeral rites and the violent fabrications around the deceased in a sign of despair (pulling one's hair, self-injuries, and duels): "Roman gladiatoring is transforming for pure pleasure these duels held at funerals into a show" (Girard 1999: 134).
Physical examination revealed caput succedaneum, which was 5 x 6 cm in diameter in the right parietooccipital region of the head, flaccid paralysis of the right upper extremity, and a palpable mass in the right middle area of the abdomen.
While the words they could provide may not have the cache or sophistication of "succedaneum," "logorrhea," or "ursprache," they have far more impact on individuals with dreams and aspirations.
severe birth asphyxia, congenital neurological defects), obvious chromosomal abnormalities, caput succedaneum, cephalhaematoma, neonatal meningitis or cranial haemorrhage, and babies delivered outside UNTH but later admitted to the NBSCU, were excluded from the study.
Originally it was named "Bell's putty" and later on "Mineral succedaneum", meaning "mineral substitute".
As late as 1843, she still sensationalized the stories of intrigue and murder and identified boredom as the universal source for intrigue affecting both the harem of Rifat Pasha and European society: "And then, besides, they have at their command that succedaneum of all ladies who lack an interest in life--that succedaneum which European society avails itself of, as readily as the Turkish harem:--I mean Intrigue" (64-65).
"Succedaneum", meaning something used as a substitute, also no longer trips off the modern tongue.
While "succedaneum", meaning something used as a substitute also no longer trips off the modern tongue.