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plethora

Pathol obsolete a condition caused by dilation of superficial blood vessels, characterized esp by a reddish face

Plethora

 

an increase in the volume of blood. An increase in the total quantity of blood in the human body is called generalized plethora; localized congestion from blood stasis can also occur in organs, such as the brain or spleen.

plethora

[′pleth·ə·rə]
(medicine)
An excess of blood in an organ or the circulatory system.

plethora

An abundance or excess.
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As a result, a plethora of CAM and CAE authoring formats exist, along with the plethora of CAD formats, which brings effective communications to a crawl in multi-partner collaborative projects.
As chairman of the ABM Agri-Council, I have witnessed a plethora of forward-thinking ideas put in motion by our members during the past year.
While you are reading this letter I might as well tell you that it's too bad that your magazine has got a plethora of highly inappropriate language.
In addition, there is a plethora of information about foster care on the NFPA's site.
The staff at Amy's Kitchen has been pretty busy lately, and their efforts have yielded a plethora of delicious new products that you should look for at your local grocery or natural foods store.
A plethora of women, children, and suspicious characters abounds; there are so many, it is hard to keep them all sorted out.
Both are derived from what are known as beans, and both are traditionally grown in the shady understory of tropical rainforests, sharing their homes with a plethora of wildlife, from howler monkeys to parrots.
Eventually, he notes, it may be possible to create an "electronic nose" by arraying a plethora of DNA-tailored carbon nanotubes on a microchip--an approximation of sensory cells in an animal's nose.--A.C.
If anyone wanted to explore the intricate differences between the male and female psyches, the plethora of articles we received on nurturing the female body and the single piece, by request, on male sexual health speak volumes about feminine and masculine priorities.
Since humans are exposed to a plethora of primate lentiviruses through blood or body fluids during hunting, butchering, eating bushmeat, and keeping primates as pets (3), the potential exists for zoonotic transmission of diverse primate lentiviruses in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, including the Congo River basin (4).