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I must quibble QUIBBLE. A slight difficulty raised without necessity or propriety; a cavil.
2. No justly eminent member of the bar will resort to a quibble in his argument. about the headline of the piece about chronic wasting disease Noun 1. chronic wasting disease - a wildlife disease (akin to bovine spongiform encephalitis) that affects deer and elk
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings in deer ("Hunter Beware: Infectious proteins found in deer muscle," SN: 1/28/06, p. 52). "Hunter Beware" sounds ominous, but in order to get the mice to exhibit symptoms after getting muscle tissue from infected in·fect
tr.v. in·fect·ed, in·fect·ing, in·fects
1. To contaminate with a pathogenic microorganism or agent.
2. To communicate a pathogen or disease to.
3. To invade and produce infection in. deer, it was necessary to use genetically engineered genetically engineered adjective Recombinant, see there mice carrying deer protein. While hunters would be unlikely to take and consume a deer showing symptoms of chronic wasting disease, even if they did, there would be no danger. That is, of course, unless we are talking about genetically engineered hunters.
BOB HENKE, ARGYLE, N.Y.