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Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. Shoes Pull TAOFFEN Winter Casual Girls Half Boots On Autumn Red B87c8FE1qr. Accessed January 27, 2017.
Review Date 1/26/2017
Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.