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d adj. denoting a quantity consisting of 500 items or units
D n. the 4th letter of the Roman alphabet
D n. the cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five
D n. a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets
D and C n. a surgical procedure usually performed under local anesthesia in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet; performed to obtain tissue samples or to stop prolonged bleeding or to remove small tumors or to remove fragments of placenta after childbirth or as a method of abortion
D region n. the lowest region of the ionosphere (35 to 50 miles up) that reflects low-frequency radio waves
d'Holbach n. French philosopher (born in Germany) famous as being one of the first self-described atheists in Europe
D'Oyly Carte n. English impresario who brought Gilbert and Sullivan together and produced many of their operettas in London (1844-1901)
D-day n. date of the Allied landing in France, World War II
D-layer n. the lowest region of the ionosphere (35 to 50 miles up) that reflects low-frequency radio waves
D. H. Lawrence n. English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)
D. W. Griffith n. United States film maker who was the first to use flashbacks and fade-outs (1875-1948)
D.A. n. a doctor's degree with a special disciplinary focus
D.C. n. the district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the capital of the United States and created out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia
d.j. n. a person who announces and plays popular recorded music
 
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parasitism : n the relation between two different kinds of organisms in which one receives benefits from the other by causing damage to it (usually not fatal damage)

 
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