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A reddish-brown, blood-stained expectoration found in lobar pneumonia.
Why Is “Dog” One Of The Great Mysteries Of The English Language?Behind the simplest words one can often find the most compelling questions. Take for example, “dog.” Canis familiaris, also known as “dog,” is essentially a domesticated wolf. The dog is a member of the Canidae family, like the jackal and the fox. The history of dog About seven centuries ago, the word “hound,” which came from the Old English hund, was the word for all domestic …
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