Recklinghausen love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of west-central Germany southwest of Münster. Originally a Saxon settlement, it was held by the archbishop of Cologne after 1236 and passed to Prussia in 1815. Population: 122,000.


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  • Certain disorders, such as Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis, which involves the improper storage of melanin in melanocytes, can also cause unusually high levels of pigmentation.


  • Merrick suffered from von Recklinghausen disease, caused by mutations in genes that promote and inhibit cell growth.

    Portrait of a Killer

  • In 1846 he went to the gymnasium of Recklinghausen, from which he graduated in the autumn of 1849.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Netherlands, save that Sir Francis Vere, with a small body of English infantry and cavalry, had stormed some formidable works the Spaniards had thrown up to prevent relief being given to Recklinghausen, which they were besieging.

    By England's Aid Or, the Freeing of the Netherlands, 1585-1604

  • After weeks in other camps trying to repatriate the thousands of displaced people, Joyce opted to stay in Germany under the auspices of the Red Cross and was sent to Recklinghausen in the Ruhr.

    The Guardian World News

  • When Volkswagens and Audis fall in love: The two cars that did these doughnuts in a lot in Recklinghausen, Germany, must have a thing going.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • In 2007, doctors in France again performed a similar surgery on a 29-year-old man who was living with from von Recklinghausen disease, a type of neurofibromatoses that that deforms the face.


  • This is why Patrizia Schiller, who works at the Recklinghausen branch of the Runners Point sporting goods chain, said that runners should always try on a running watch before buying it.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Bingham and his two grown children have the more common NF1, also known as von Recklinghausen disease, named for the German doctor who first described it in 1882; NF2 is rarer but can be potentially more serious, with benign tumours on the spinal cord and auditory nerve causing hearing loss and balance problems.

    Canadian Online Health News

  • At the turn of the millennium, hard-up German cities like Bochum, Recklinghausen and Wuppertal, used complex agreements, to sell large shares of the municipal family silver to US investors -- and then turned around to re-lease it.

    One Thousand Reasons


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