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Reply imported and archived. After all, you don't have him to kick around any more. Reply from Erik Kowal - England. Using 'croc' you won't get much further than the teeth! The 'what a crock!
Although all of these patients were treated at Cairns Hospital, the results of the study will likely influence national guidelines for the management of crocodile attacks. The results may even help doctors in other countries.
Although we did not find it in our study, another important thing to remember is tetanus — an infection that can be contracted through dirty wounds — may also develop after a crocodile attack and this can be prevented by vaccination. When it comes to crocodile attacks, like most things in health, prevention is better than cure.
People should take care when visiting areas where crocodiles live. If people are attacked and lucky enough to survive, they are likely to require surgery and have a high chance of developing an infection. A crocodile is a beautiful creature to observe from a distance, but in the words of American composer Frank Churchill:.
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Open wide … the mouths of crocodiles like this contain bacteria that cause potentially lethal infections in people they bite. Simon Smith , James Cook University.
However, crock is not usually used as an interjection like the above words may be. Crock is quickly being picked up as a retort for proverbs or phrases such as;. Definition of What a crock! in the Idioms Dictionary. What a crock! phrase. What does What a crock! expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.
How do we treat croc bite infections? NT News Some 25 years ago, a study in the Northern Territory found over half of people who had been attacked by a crocodile had infected wounds.
Prevention is your best bet Although we did not find it in our study, another important thing to remember is tetanus — an infection that can be contracted through dirty wounds — may also develop after a crocodile attack and this can be prevented by vaccination. Explore the year a word first appeared.
Time Traveler for croc The first known use of croc was in See more words from the same year. More from Merriam-Webster on croc See words that rhyme with croc.
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Raphael raises his sai to kill the beast, but Mikey grabs his wrist and explains that the croc is okay. A good NT souvenir or present to send to someone elsewhere to show off or warn about the place we live in. If people are attacked and lucky enough to survive, they are likely to require surgery and have a high chance of developing an infection. I am sure there are many more that could have been included. The pool provides direct access to the river and Don wants to take advantage of this.
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