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SECONDS, crim. law. Those persons who assist, direct and support others engaged in fighting a duel.
     2. As they are often much to blame in inciting the duellists to their rash act, and as they are always assisting in the commission of the crime, the laws generally punish them with severity but, in consequence of the false ideas too generally entertained on the subject of honor, the are too seldom enforced.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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[USPRwire, Mon Sep 02 2019] Benign positional vertigo (BPPV) is a sensation of spinning, a form of dizziness.
[ClickPress, Mon Sep 02 2019] Benign positional vertigo (BPPV) is a sensation of spinning, a form of dizziness.
Vertigo will be taking over the former Kettlebell Kitchen unit at First Street, able to offer 45 covers inside and an additional 20 outside on a sun terrace.
When medical treatment for Meniere's disease for treatment of vertigo fails i.e.
A 58-year-old woman was referred to the otolaryngology department with a complaint of vertigo lasting 2 days.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], May 16 (ANI): Researchers have developed new goggles that may help diagnose the type of vertigo a person has by measuring eye movements during an episode of the sensation.
Q I suffer from dizzy spells and my doctor says I have vertigo. She has suggested I have something called vestibular rehabilitation.
MD is a cruel disease whose typical disorder is currently defined as recurrent vertigo, low-frequency hearing loss, tinnitus and sensation of aural fullness [6].
There is a "terrible triad" of vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing loss that should soon intensify as the general election season kicks in.
We aim to demonstrate possible autonomic dysfunction based on salivary [alpha]-amylase measurements during and after the vertigo attacks associated with Meniere disease (MD) and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).