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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An element in some words of Greek origin, meaning short.

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  • I was given three options: I could've had my prostate taken out, had radiation in St. John's for six weeks, which wasn't really possible having a business to run, or I could've gone to Moncton, N.B., for what they called the brachy surgery, where they insert titanium seeds into your prostate and they're radioactive.

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  • As anyone who follows Megan closely (don't we all?) knows, Megan has a genetic condition called brachy-dactyly, characterized by abnormally short fingers.

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  • As anyone who follows Megan closely (don’t we all?) knows, Megan has a genetic condition called brachy-dactyly, characterized by abnormally short fingers.

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  • Ou gar an houtô tachy epidêlon epoiei methistemenois houtô brachy.

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  • I am not going to change my caesuras and cadences for anybody; so if you do not like the heroic, or iambic trimeter brachy-catalectic, you had better not wait to hear it

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  • Our strategy of delivering surgical product growth and maximizing our brachy segment is producing results.

  • And the second question is, how much emerging market growth are you getting out of brachy?

  • And as you talk to the brachy team this morning, you can hear a little bit about that.

  • I elected to go with (brachy surgery), and I flew up on Valentine's Day.

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  • On a sequential quarter basis, our brachy products revenue has been relatively flat for the first three quarters of

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