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Em

A unit of length used in printing. An em is one-sixth of an inch. It is also called a pica.
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Pregnant women can also experience pica in the form of unusual cravings.
Due to underreporting, often because of patients' reluctance to admit to the practice, lack of identification, and therefore lack of intervention, the exact prevalence of pica is unknown.
Children or adults with mental retardation have the highest incidence of pica since their ability to distinguish between food and non-food items is low.
Keywords: pica, autism; differential reinforcement; functional communication training; manding.
Pica was inspired by fairytale romances with knights riding white chargers and wanted to recreate the heroic stories.
For diagnosis, we recommend venous sampling for blood lead determination in combination with X-ray screening, especially in children with a medical history of pica behavior (Mowad et al.
The following month, Destiny was diagnosed with Pica - a rare condition which leaves sufferers craving non-food items such as soil, coal, wall plaster and lead.
It was essential for booking into such venues as New York's Symphony Space, Houston's Wortham Performing Arts Center, Washington's Lisner Auditorium, Atlanta's Rialto, and Portland's Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, where the tour opened in September, under the auspices of PICA and Rasika, India Arts and Culture Council.
To the extent deferred amounts were already taken into account for FICA purposes, a distribution of proceeds to B will not be wages for PICA tax purposes; however, to the extent not previously taken into account, a distribution will be wages to A for FICA tax purposes.
Doctors have told the flame-haired singer she suffers from Pica - most common among sufferers of anaemia.
It was 110 degrees outside, and Ray Robles stood over a pot of boiling menudo, asking Alvaro Martinez to pass him the bottle of Pico Pica hot sauce so he could spice it up a little.
ambassador to the UN Commission on the Status of Women, gave speeches in Nicaragua, Honduras and Costa Pica in which she outlined U.