1. Psittaciformes an order of birds including parrots and amazons and cockatoos and lorikeets and lories and macaws and parakeets
  2. diabetes mellitus diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria
  3. Sarcobatus vermiculatus low hardy much-branched spiny shrub common in alkaline soils of western America
  4. osteomyelitis an inflammation of bone and bone marrow
  5. Populus tremuloides slender aspen native to North America
  6. Felicia amelloides hairy South African or Australian subshrub that has daisylike flowers with blue rays
  7. Mullus surmuletus brightly colored tropical fishes with chin barbels
  8. cantus firmus a melody used as the basis for a polyphonic composition
  9. as a formality in a set manner without serious attention
  10. intradermal test a form of skin test in which the suspected allergen is injected into the skin
  11. Cortinarius armillatus a fungus with large tawny caps and pale cinnamon gills and a red band of veil around the stalk; usually found near birch trees
  12. distastefulness extreme unpalatability to the mouth
  13. Thales of Miletus a presocratic Greek philosopher and astronomer (who predicted an eclipse in 585 BC) who was said by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science; he held that all things originated in water (624-546 BC)
  14. Pistacia vera small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
  15. watermelon large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp
  16. water mold parasitic or saprobic organisms living chiefly in fresh water or moist soil
  17. encephalomyelitis inflammation of the brain and spinal cord
  18. streamlet a small stream
  19. intermezzo a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
  20. Enterobius vermicularis small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children

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