\ɐɹˈɪɡə͡ʊ bˈɔ͡ɪtə͡ʊ], \ɐɹˈɪɡəʊ bˈɔɪtəʊ], \ɐ_ɹ_ˈɪ_ɡ_əʊ b_ˈɔɪ_t_əʊ]\
Definitions of ARRIGO BOITO
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An Italian poet and musician; born at Padua, 1842. His father was an Italian painter and his mother was a Polish lady, and the son inherits the gifts of both nations. His librettos written for Verdi, Bottesini, and Ponchielli, and his own operas, "Mefistofele" and "Nerone", are of a high order of poetry. In 1877 he published a separate volume of verse.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemias
- series of gastrointestinal disorders which share in common excessive loss protein, mainly albumin, across gut wall. occur stomach (Menetrier disease), as well the small bowel (intestinal lymphangiectases, assorted inflammatory states). They are also occasionally associated with congestive heart failure (again a bowel protein loss).