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morbid

1. having an unusual interest in death or unpleasant events
2. relating to or characterized by disease; pathologic
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What are some of the best rumors you've heard about Morbid Angel?
The number of patients undergoing procedures for the treatment of morbid obesity has increased markedly in recent years.
He said: "I'm thrilled to finally see Morbid Relations hitting the shelves.
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation said, based on the evidence available to them, it was "clear" that morbid obesity should be considered a risk factor for having the seasonal flu jab.
Martignetti and Adel Shalata, of the Ziv Medical Center Safed, Israel, and their team analysed a large Israeli Arab family affected by autosomal-recessive morbid obesity and identified a truncating mutation in the gene that recently was found to encode CEP19, a ciliary protein.
So, the present study was conducted to study the prevalence of ocular morbid conditions and to study some epidemiological factors (like age, sex, literacy) responsible for them in a rural area of Nagpur district.
However, OCD can inflict a profound effect on the lives and daily activities of individuals having OCD with co morbid psychiatric disorders (Rasmussen and Eisen, 1992).
Morbid adherence of the placenta is the abnormal adherence in whole or in part of the placenta to the underlying uterine wall, due to the complete or partial absence of the decidua basalis, in particular of its deep or spongy layer5, so that the physiological line of cleavage through the decidual spongy layer is lacking.
2 : having or showing an interest in unpleasant or gloomy things <Some stared at the afflicted child with morbid fascination .
All birds alive beyond 5 DPI seroconverted, although the morbid birds demonstrated significantly lower antibody titers than the clinically normal birds.
Perhaps morbid teenagers will find the black humor fun, or possibly the story could spark a good classroom discussion on societal mores.
Chronicling explorers, missionaries, and archaeologists ranging from Viking settlers and Renaissance conquerors to modern-day scientists, The Frozen Ship also reflects upon morbid global cultural fascination with expeditions that went horribly wrong, and the powerfully romanticized appeal of the frozen polar landscapes and the drive to plant flags in ice.