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KURZWEIL PERSONAL READER

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It is intended for people who cannot read print e.g. those with such disabilities as severe visual impairment and dyslexia, a computer system that reads print and synthesized speech

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KWASHIORKOR

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The symptoms include fluid accumulation in the tissues, liver disorders, impaired growth, distention of the abdomen and pigment changes in the skin and hair. The condition is normally found in developing countries

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KYMOGRAPH

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The resulting trace on the paper is a kymogram. Computer output systems have largely replaced such instruments, it traces the variations of a particular parameter on a sheet of paper attached to revolving drum

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KYPHOSIS

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The condition may result from trauma, developmental problems or degenerative disease. See lordosis. It is an exaggerated curvature of the spine at the cervical neck level producing a hunch effect`

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