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artificial

adjective adulterine, artificiosus, assumed, casuistic, concocted, deceptive, ersatz, faked, false, feigned, fictitious, forged, illusory, imaginary, imagined, imitation, imitative, man-made, not natural, simulated, simulative, spurious, superficial, ungenuine, unnatural, unreal
Associated concepts: artificial boundaries, artificial ingrediints, artificial monuments, artificial person, artificial pond, artificial presumption, artificial watercourse
See also: bogus, deceptive, disingenuous, false, fictitious, histrionic, imitation, inflated, meretricious, orotund, pretentious, specious, spurious, synthetic

ARTIFICIAL. What is the result of, or relates to, the arts; opposed to natural; thus we say a corporation is an artificial person, in opposition to a natural person. Artificial accession is the uniting one property to another by art, opposed to a simple natural union. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 503.

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The WHO's Baby Friendly Hospital initiative has tried to overcome this problem by enforcing a rule that ensures that all baby-friendly hospitals with international accreditation do not supply, sell, or promote artificial milk, she said.
She added that all artificial milk companies are forbidden from entering hospitals and clinics, which are also forbidden from cooperating with them in any way.
In a second phase of the study, she fed each woman a high-carbohydrate meal consisting of "a vary big, banal, bland bowl of corn flakes with low-protein, artificial milk."
The system of children may react to some of the processed foods and artificial milk that they now eat and get so used to.
LAHORE -- Dolphin Squad on Thursday busted a gang involved in preparing artificial milk and arrested its four members and recovered 600-kg ready commodity and 40-kg chemical, used in making milk.
I appreciate the efforts of Punjab Government for introducing SMS service to check halal meat and artificial milk (not cow milk).
Several theories propose a combination of factors to explain this phenomenon including differences in the composition of breast milk versus artificial milk (energy, fat, or carbohydrates and protein density is much higher) (Hediger, Overpeck, Kuczmarski, & Ruan, 2001), differences in growth patterns since infants fed by the bottle either formula or expressed breast milk have been shown to have greater weight gain following 6 months of age in comparison to infants who nurse from the breast (Eidelman, 2012), and differences in biological responses that regulate metabolism.
Along with spreading awareness about the benefits of breast milk and hazards of artificial milk through posters and brochures, the campaign has also worked with public places such as malls, museums, clubs, and parks to provide a mothers' room for breastfeeding.
The campaign is distributing educational pamphlets and posters to guide non-breastfeeding mothers in the "Safe Preparation of Artificial Milk", to lessen the health risks associated with feeding children formula.
Summary: Following the international artificial milk contamination scare last month, the Sharjah Baby Friendly Emirate Campaign is asking mothers to stick exclusively to breastfeeding.
The use of artificial milk formulas instead of breast milk to prevent postnatal HIV transmission, especially during the first 6 months of life is associated with growth failure, high morbidity, malnutrition and even death."

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