hemorrhagic disease of newborn
A syndrome marked by spontaneous internal or external bleeding with hypoprothrombinemia and by markedly elevated bleeding and clotting times, usually occurring between the third and sixth day after birth.
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“Mohammed” is one of the top baby names in Britain. What is its precise definition?
For the last 14 years, Jack was the most common boy’s name in England and Wales. Last year, though, Oliver overtook Jack to take the top spot. There’s a more interesting story, though, in the statistics: over 7,000 newborn boys in Britain were given one of 12 variations of the name Mohammed, such as Muhammad or Mohammad. Combined, these forms place it in the top …
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