hives hives  /ˈhaɪvz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Beekeeper Orin Johnson checks on hives in an orchard.
  2. The solution, it seems, is to put hives up high, where they will be undetected and give the bees easy access to rooftop gardens.
  3. One reason to believe this: many hives have experienced CCD without the presence of the vampire mite.

News

  1. High-Fructose Corn Syrup Is Bad For Everything: It Might Be Killing The Bees

    The latest suspect fingered in colony collapse disorder is a familiar villain. Colony collapse disorder, the phenomenon where bees mysteriously disappear from their hives and never come back, has preoccupied everyone who cares about our food system for the past few years. Bees have been disappearing at extremely rapid rates (over 30% of managed honeybee colonies in the U.S. disappeared this past ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. Research and Markets: Chronic Urticaria Or Hives Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Chronic Urticaria Or Hives Global Clinical Trials Revi
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. How To Get Rid Of Hives | How “Get Rid Of Hives” Helps People Cure Their Urticaria Naturally And Quickly – V-kool

    Get Rid Of Hives created by Paulette Joynt is a new program that provides people with urticaria treatment methods, and strategies on how to get rid of hives or urticaria permanently. A full Get Rid Of Hives review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/hives-treatment/get-rid-of-hives ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "A brain is really a massive composition of mini-brains or hives," Stibel says. "There's no such thing as a central decision-maker in the brain; intelligence emerges from complex parallel processing of information."
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Jeff Stibel Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I have a huge fear of live audiences," Doherty explains. "I break out in hives, full-blown panic attacks, and everything else."
    on Mar 3, 2010 By: Shannen Doherty Source: msnbc.com

  3. "We refer to him as 'That Little Frog'," Martin begins. "We don't like the frog and it brings me out in hives. I go red. The point is that little thing should have its legs chopped off and I'd like to eat them in a restaurant." "We...
    on Jun 2, 2005 By: Chris Martin Source: Xfm Online

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