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licorice pizza

n. a 33.3 (speed) vinyl record. (Contrived.) Why don’t you replace all these silly licorice pizzas with real CDs?
See also: licorice, pizza

licorice stick

(ˈlɪkrɪʃ stɪk)
n. a clarinet. (Jazz musicians.) Man, can he play the licorice stick.
See also: licorice, stick
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Sixty patients were randomly assigned to receive one of two treatment regimens: triple regimen consisting of clarithromycin (500 mg BID) + Amoxicillin (1 gr qd) + 20 mg BID of Omeprazole (control group) or the same regimen supplemented by licorice [D-Reglis (380 mg BID) made by Iran daruc Pharmacy Company] for two weeks (LR group).
A dose-dependent study was conducted to assess the effect of licorice in alcohol-induced fatty liver, with mice receiving 25mg/kg body weight (BW), 50mg/kg BW, 100mg/kg BW or 200mg/kg BW licorice extract administered orally each day from the beginning of the liquid diet.
They recommend that licorice sweet manufacturers should state a recommended daily amount as a safety measure.
This study showed the principle pattern of Chinese herbal drugs used in combination with licorice or not.
An unusual cause of hypokalemic paralysis: chronic licorice ingestion.
Comment: Licorice extracts have previously been shown to be effective for treating both gastric and duodenal ulcers and for preventing their recurrence.
Welch's Filled Licorice combines a soft licorice outside with a flavorful jelly filling made with real fruit juice and fruit pectin to deliver real fruit flavors, say company officials.
suggests that the scent of licorice drives women crazy.
Licorice root contains amorfrutins, which reduce blood sugar, are anti-inflammatory, and are well tolerated by users, according to researchers at Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin.
Licorice root is a popular herb in Chinese medicine, but until now there have been few studies to identify its effectiveness.
An advanced patented manufacturing process ensures that Glavonoid[TM] does not contain any glycyrrhizinic acid at all: Glycyrrhizinic acid is regarded as having "cortisone-like" side effects and is the reason why licorice has not been used more widely thus far.
Stefan Gafner and colleagues explained that the dried root of the licorice plant is a common treatment in Chinese traditional medicine, especially as a way to enhance the activity of other herbal ingredients or as a flavouring substance.
She has created Bravura Foods, which yesterday took over the UK and Ireland distribution of Panda licorice, the second-biggest licorice product in the country, behind Bassett's.
5m UK distribution contract for Panda licorice, in a move she hopes will be the launchpad for a much larger consumer products group.
The flavor is equally complex, rich and sweet, with deep flavors of chocolate and fruit and an undercurrent of licorice.