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- ‘He is also part of a group studying the problems of achondroplastic children and has particular interest in cervico-medullary compression and its treatment.’
- ‘I'm best described this way - a beautiful, inflated achondroplastic dwarf.’
- ‘The select committee came up with the scenario of an achondroplastic couple using preimplantation genetic diagnosis to select a child who shared their condition.’
- ‘In contrast to achondroplastic dwarfs, hypopituitary dwarfs often suffer from underlying metabolic health problems.’
- ‘An achondroplastic child who has developed hydrocephalus may require a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.