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 n.— «The final diagnosis ended up being “idiopathic bilateral lower extremity paresis”—a fancy way of saying both of his legs were weak, and we didn’t know why. We sent him to a nursing home where he could get some physical therapy—a “sniff,” or skilled nursing facility (SNF) in doctor parlance-and pretty much washed our hands of the whole thing.» —“Tell me a story” by Alex Fanaroff in Duke University The Chronicle (Durham, North Carolina) Feb. 26, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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