1. western United States the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
  2. War between the States civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
  3. eastern United States the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
  4. Saint Eustatius an island in the Netherlands Antilles
  5. Constitution of the United States the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
  6. growth-onset diabetes severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset
  7. southeastern United States the southeastern region of the United States
  8. southwestern United States the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
  9. maturity-onset diabetes mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin
  10. adult-onset diabetes mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin
  11. mature-onset diabetes mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin
  12. vested interest (law) an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment and that can be conveyed to another
  13. United States waters territorial waters included within a distance of 12 nautical miles of the coasts of the United States and its territories
  14. President of the United States the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
  15. midwestern United States the north central region of the United States
  16. Vice President of the United States the vice president of the United States who presides over the United States Senate
  17. soft-cast steel steel with less than 0.15% carbon
  18. capital of the United States the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
  19. methotrexate sodium toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
  20. stochasticity the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan