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Buffet

Buffet

1. A cupboard or set of shelves, either movable or fixed at one side of a room, for the display of plate, china, etc, a sideboard. Not when a gilt buffet's reflected pride turns you from sound philosophy aside. (Pope)

2. A counter for refreshments; a restaurant at a railroad station, or place of public gathering.

Origin: f. Buffet, LL. Bufetum; of uncertain origin; perh. Fr. The same source as E. Buffet a blow, the root meaning to puff, hence (cf. Puffed up) the idea of ostentation or display.


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Stomach bloating and weight gain

... right quadrant of my stomach, below my naval, and in my right shoulder blade area. I am bloated 24/7. I wake up and I feel like I have been to a buffet. Than when I really do eat, my stomach hurts that much more, because it thinks it's already full. I have gas, heartburn, and diarrhea all day ...

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by breathe4acs
Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:54 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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