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enteritis

(Encyclopedia)enteritis ?n?t?r?t?s [key], inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Acute enteritis is not usually serious except in infants and older people, in whom the accompanying diarrhea can cause de...

anode

(Encyclopedia)anode ?n?d [key], electrode through which current enters an electric device. In electrolysis, it is the positive electrode in the electrolytic cell. ...

Arnon

(Encyclopedia)Arnon rn?n [key], river of Jordan, entering the east side of the Dead Sea, called today Wadi Mojib. ...

Alexander Bay

(Encyclopedia)Alexander Bay, town, part of the Richtersveld local municipality, Northern Cape prov., NW South Africa, where the Orange River enters the Atlantic Ocean. Especially rich alluvial diamond deposits were...

Tonto Basin

(Encyclopedia)Tonto Basin, depression S of the Mogollon Rim, central Ariz. The wild country around Tonto Creek, which flows c.45 mi (70 km) S from the basin to enter the lake behind Roosevelt Dam, has been much cel...

Winooski

(Encyclopedia)Winooski, river, 90 mi (145 km) long, rising in NE Vermont and flowing southwest, then northwest, across the state, passing Montpelier and Waterbury and entering Lake Champlain near Burlington and Win...

Adour

(Encyclopedia)Adour do?or [key], river, 210 mi (338 km) long, rising in the Pyrenees of Gascony, SW France. It flows north and then west in a wide arc past Bagnres-de-Bigorre, Aire, and Dax and enters the Ba...

Tawadros II

(Encyclopedia)Tawadros II, 1963?, pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church (see Copts), 2012?; successor of Shenouda III. Born Wagih Sobhy Baky Soliman, he studied pharmacy at Alexandria Univ. (grad. 1975), then ente...

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