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a woman set apart for church work by a bishop.

a woman chosen as a helper in church work, as among the Congregationalists.

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Scientists Discover New Epilepsy Gene

... that Harvard Medical School found a new gene causes epilepsy. Here the report goes, "Boston--Harvard Medical School affiliate Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center--Scientists studying the genetic basis of epilepsy have discovered a gene that is not only required for proper brain development, ...

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by dipjyoti
Sun Sep 24, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Scientists Discover New Epilepsy Gene
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