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chronic

Medicine (of a disease) developing slowly, or of long duration

chronic

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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To be included in the review, the participants/population were male or female adults 18 years and older, and on chronic hemodialysis.
An early age of onset of criminal behavior has been found to be a reliable predictor of chronic or persistent offending as well as criminal versatility.
The lifestyle-related disorders are driving the growth at faster pace in chronic segments, the report said.
The chronics in the paper are not nameless; they have just forgotten their names, unable to remember on shores now eroded with time.
Shaping the context of health: a review of environmental and police approaches in the prevention in chronics diseases.
8 For States with PAC Costs > Second Decile All Chronics Relevant costs (U.
I worked with the chronics, the criminally insane, drug addicts," she says.
1) Pirate Confraternity (Sea Dogs) (2) Dragons (3) Buccaneers (Sea Lords) (4) Black Axe (5) Argonauts (6) Vikings (7) Gentlemen's Club (8) Eiye Confraternity (Air Lords) (9) Black Berets (10) Temple Of Eden (11) Mgba-Mgba Brothers (12) Mafioso (13) Black Mamba (14) Maphites (15) The Chronics (16) Klu Klux Klan (KKK) (17) Jurists (18) Black Cat (19) Red Skin (20) Brotherhood of Blood(BB) (21) Neo-Black Movement (22) Mr.
22) The corporate chronics represent the same market value to the culture industries that teenagers in the 1950s did with rock 'n' roll in that they are willing to spend money to consume because they have disposable income and leisure time.
It's not so different from what's already out there in the entertainment media in America," he adds, noting that rappers have lyrics about "sipping on 40s, pimping hoes, smoking the chronics, slinging crack rocks, and wicked jump shots.