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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway.

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  • They made derivatives of acetylene and engineered a compound, which they call PPP, to test against IspH.
  • The trendlines in PPP's polling are encouraging for Manchin, though.
  • PPP is out with new numbers in North Carolina (May 3-4) showing Obama up ten points:
  • A value of ECHO indicates that the ECHO protocol is selected (which is used in PPP). for more
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