Myxedema (British English: Myxoedema) is a term used synonymously with severe hypothyroidism. It is also to describe a dermatological change that can occur in hypothyroidism, and some forms of hyperthyroidism. This article discusses the dermatological changes.
Cake is a form of bread or bread-like food. In its modern forms, it is typically a sweet bakeddessert. In its oldest forms, cakes were normally fried breads or , and normally had a disk shape. Determining whether a given food should be classified as bread, cake, or pastry can be difficult.
A circle is a simple closed shape in Euclidean geometry. It is the set of all points in a plane that are at a given distance from a given point, the centre; equivalently it is the curve traced out by a point that moves so that its distance from a given point is constant. The distance between any of the points and the centre is called the radius.
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In seven chapters, Stan Duncan explains the rules and general practices of transnational corporations and global lending institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. He also addresses specific issues such as third-world debt, NA..
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A circle is a simple closed shape in Euclidean geometry. It is the set of all points in a plane that are at a given distance from a given point, the centre; equivalently it is the curve traced out by a point that moves so that its distance from a given po
Cake is a form of bread or bread-like food. In its modern forms, it is typically a sweet baked dessert. In its oldest forms, cakes were normally fried breads or , and normally had a disk shape. Determining whether a given food should be classified as brea