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What’s The Word for More Than One Software?The word software is a mass noun because it can be used to refer to a mass (or nonspecific number) of computing programs or products. Mass nouns function as both singular and plural nouns. They can describe either one item, multiple items of the same type, or an entire category of items. Some examples include bread, rice, hair, garbage, and ice. It isn’t necessary to add …
- nonspecific immunity,
- nonspecific protein,
- nonspecular reflection,
- nonsporting dog,
Origin of nonspecific urethritis
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inflammation of the urethra as a result of a venereal infection that cannot be traced to a specific causeAbbreviation: NSU
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Urethritis not resulting from gonococcal or other identifiable infectious agents.
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