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Minor operation

minor operation

A surgical procedure of relatively slight extent and not in itself hazardous to life.

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... itching not triggered by any obvious skin disease or other cause. The operation of the nerve endings in the skin is not clearly understood, but ... stimuli. Thus if you have dry skin or a stretched hair follicle or some minor localized chemical imbalance, the nerves may multiply it into the sharp ...

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by Chris4
Tue Mar 22, 2005 8:46 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Itching
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