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 Spitz Nevus
Spitz nevi are acquired benign melanocytic lesions that occur in childhood and adolescence.
The T1796A mutation of the BRAF gene is absent in Spitz nevi
Polypoid Spitz naevus: the benign counterpart of polypoid malignant melanoma.
www.thedoctorsdoctor.com /diseases/spitz_nevus.htm   (12925 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Mark Spitz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950) is a Jewish American swimmer.
Even more remarkably, Spitz set a new world record in each of the seven events (the 100 m freestyle, 200 m freestyle, 100 m butterfly, 200 m butterfly, 4 x 100 m freestyle, 4 x 200 m freestyle and the 4 x 100 m medley).
However, at age 41, Spitz attempted to make a comeback in an attempt to qualify for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, after film maker Bud Greenspan had offered to pay him a million dollars if he succeeded in qualifying.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mark-Spitz   (1011 words)

  
 ESPN.com: Swimming's golden boy
Spitz, the only athlete to win seven gold medals in a single Olympiad, was voted No. 33 among North American athletes of the 20th century by SportsCentury's distinguished 48-person panel.
But Spitz's coach, Sherm Chavoor, who was in Munich as coach of the U.S. women's team, convinced his student that he would be perceived as "chicken" if he didn't compete in the 100.
With 11, Spitz (nine gold, one silver and one bronze) and fellow swimmer Matt Biondi (eight, two and one) are the all-time leading U.S. Olympic medal winners.
espn.go.com /sportscentury/features/00016481.html   (688 words)

  
 Mark Spitz
Spitz was angry and saddened by the loss of the Israeli athletes.
Spitz was the oldest of three children and was born on February 10, 1950.
Spitz won his first gold medal in the 200 meter butterfly in two minutes and seven-tenths of a second for a world record at the Munich Olympic Games on August 28.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Spitz.html   (587 words)

  
 Mark Spitz -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1968, Mark Spitz participated in his (Click link for more info and facts about first Olympic Games) first Olympic Games in (The capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial center; one of the world's largest cities) Mexico City.
Together with his teammates, Spitz won two titles: the 4 x 100 m (A race (as in swimming) in which each contestant has a free choice of the style to use) freestyle and the 4 x 200 m freestyle relays.
In addition, Spitz finished second in the 100 m (Diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings) butterfly and third in the 100 m freestyle.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/mark_spitz.htm   (303 words)

  
 ESPN.com: Spitz lived up to enormous expectations
In Mexico City, Spitz won two team golds -- in the 4 x 100 and 4 x 200-meter freestyle relays -- and two individual medals, silver in the 100-meter butterfly and bronze in the 100-meter freestyle.
Spitz's three team golds came in the 4 x 100-meter freestyle relay (3:26:42), the 4 x 200-meter freestyle relay (7:35.78) and the 4 x 100-meter medley relay (3:48.16).
Spitz was criticized for discussing his movie career while the nine hostages were still held.
espn.go.com /sportscentury/features/00016480.html   (1194 words)

  
 Historian Lewis Spitz dead at age 77
Spitz was a world-renowned expert on Martin Luther and a scholar of Renaissance and Reformation history.
Spitz held both Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships and was a senior fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, and a fellow of the Huntington Library.
Spitz is survived by his wife of 51 years, Edna Huttenmaier Spitz, Ph.D.; his sister, Dorothy Rosin of St. Louis; sons Stephen Spitz of San Francisco and Philip Spitz of Fremont; and three grandchildren.
www.stanford.edu /dept/news/pr/00/000105spitz.html   (745 words)

  
 History of the Breed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Finnish Spitz are used primarily to hunt a large game-bird called the capercaillie, the numbers of which fluctuate over a period of years, so sometimes there are fewer available for hunting: during these lean years the number of registrations of Finnish Spitz drops quite sharply.
They are temperamentally typical of the Spitz breeds in that they love company but do not need it, will do just as you ask until the time is important or necessary that they obey, and they love the sound of their own voices.
How the Spitz breeds manage to express their gender so clearly has always puzzled me, but there is no doubt that the most typical examples of each breed reall y do behave and look of their sex.
www.corsini.co.uk /cavill/toveri.htm   (2566 words)

  
 Finnish Spitz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Finnish Spitz is often referred to as the "barking hunting dog" because of its characteristic continuous barking while on track.
The Finnish Spitz was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 1992.
The Finnish Spitz is square in proportions, the length from the forechest to the point of the buttocks being equal to the height, measured from the withers to the ground.
www.ukcdogs.com /breeds/northernbreeds/finnishspitz.std.shtml   (1007 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Mark Andrew Spitz (Sports, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Modesto, Calif. He holds records for winning the most gold medals at one Olympic games (seven, in 1972 at Munich) and shares the record for most gold medals overall (nine, in 1968 and 1972).
In 1968, at Mexico City, he won golds in two relays, a silver in the 100-m butterfly, and a bronze in the 100-m freestyle.
Spitz retired and became a television sports commentator.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/Spitz-Ma.html   (194 words)

  
 American Kennel Club - Finnish Spitz
The Finnish Spitz whole being shows liveliness, which is especially evident in the eyes, ears and tail.
The Finnish Spitz' most important characteristics are its square, well-balanced body that is symmetrical with no exaggerated features, a glorious red-gold coat, his bold carriage and brisk movement.
The Finnish Spitz is quick and light on his feet, steps out briskly, trots with lively grace, and tends to single-track as the speed increases.
www.akc.org /breeds/finnish_spitz/index.cfm   (891 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Spitz was raised in the Quaker faith and, as an adult, often lectured at the Newtown Square Friends Meeting of which he was a member.
Spitz Laboratories moved to Elkton, Maryland in 1953, when General Development was called in for financial aid.
Spitz gained a seat on the Board of Science Education of Washington, D.C. in 1964; the same year he joined the board of directors of Edmund Scientific, a distributor of educational science materials, located in New Jersey.
www.griffithobs.org /IPSArmand.html   (5199 words)

  
 Finnish Spitz dogs, Bred by The Walkers and Finkkila's Finnish Spitz
The strikingly beautiful medium-size Finnish Spitz with the erect pointed ears, loosely curled tail, and glorious red-gold coat is a native of Finland and is that country's national dog.
Although, today, in Finland, the Finnish Spitz is used mainly for treeing capercaillie and other woods grouse, it is widely used for baying elk/moose and in hunting small fur-bearing animals, is sometimes used for tolling and retrieving waterfowl, and is occasionally used in hunting bear.
Some Finnish Spitz thoroughly enjoy the hustle and bustle of dog shows and are great ring performers; however, many prefer the much quieter life-style of being the master's hunting dog and/or of being the pet of a family.
www.finnishspitzdogs.com /overview.htm   (1818 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Golden glow still follows Spitz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He and Suzy were fixed up by a common friend of her father and Spitz's father, who were in the scrap iron and metal business.
His future father-in-law knew who Spitz was and said at the time the date was proposed: "My daughter can't stand to be fixed up.
Spitz's accomplishment, which still stands as the gold medal high mark for an individual at one Games, drew corporate interest unprecedented for an Olympic swimmer.
www.usatoday.com /sports/olympics/athens/swimming/2004-08-12-spitz-phelps-sidebar-bonus_x.htm   (543 words)

  
 Dogs With Jobs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Japanese Spitz is a truly adaptable dog that can live happily in the coldest and hottest climates around the world.
Often confused with the American Eskimo, the Japanese Spitz is actually a descendant of the Siberian Samoyed.
Development of the Japanese Spitz began in the late 1800s, but it wasn't until 1921 that the breed was first exhibited at a dog show in Tokyo.
www.dogswithjobs.com /about_dogs/meet_the_breeds/jspit.html   (355 words)

  
 German Spitz - Keeshond
Spitz dogs are descended from Stone Age peat dogs (Canis familiaris palustris), through Neolithic lacustrine spitz dogs.
The Small and Toy Spitz have been called Pomeranian Loulous after the Baltic region where some spitz were developed.
The first spitz club, called the French Pomeranian Loulou Club, was created in France in 1935.
www.furrycritter.com /resources/dogs/German_Spitz.htm   (296 words)

  
 OzPets - Breeds - German Spitz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
All German Spitz varieties are descendants of the Stone Age "Dog of the Peat-Moss Bogs" from which the oldest dog breed of Central Europe,the "Lake Dwellers Spitz" evolved.
The German spitz was bred purely as a companion dog and are active, alert and completely devoted to their human family.
The German spitz is free from "doggy odours" and "smiles" - a breed characteristic.
www.ozpets.net /dogs/review/germanspitz.shtml   (281 words)

  
 Finnish Spitz
The Finnish Spitz was probably brought to Finland by nomadic Asian tribes and is related to the Russian Laika.
Breeding of the Finnish Spitz began in France in 1968.
The Finnish Spitz can adapt easily to life as a house dog provided he gets plenty of outdoor exercise and is not left alone for extended periods.
www.furrycritter.com /resources/dogs/Finnish_Spitz.htm   (283 words)

  
 Mark Spitz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mark Spitz, the man who achieved the greatest feats in the history of swimming, was born on 10th February 1950 in Modesto, California.
Haines coached him during the summers while during winter Spitz sought perfection in the Indiana State University swimming pool where he was studying in parallel to become a dentist.
In August 1965 Spitz won four gold medals in the Maccabian Games in Tel Aviv where he was pronounced a top swimmer while in June 1967 he overturned the first world record of his career in the 400m freestyle event with a time of 4:10.6.
www.athens2004.com /athens2004/page/legacy?lang=en&cid=266b470429149f00VgnVCMServer28130b0aRCRD   (562 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - ATHLETES
U.S. Swimmer Mark Spitz had brashly predicted that he would win six gold medals at the 1968 Olympics.
Finally, Spitz swam the butterfly leg for the U.S. medley relay team: gold medal and world record.
Spitz is the only person to win seven gold medals at one Olympics and he is one of only four athletes to earn nine career gold medals.
www.olympic.org /uk/athletes/heroes/bio_uk.asp?PAR_I_ID=20272   (250 words)

  
 Spitz, Mark Andrew --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Spitz's extraordinary performance at the 1972 games overshadowed his earlier showing at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico, where he won two gold medals, one silver, and a bronze medal.
Spitz's extraordinary performance at the 1972 games overshadowed his earlier showing at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico, where he won two gold medals, one silver, and a...
A former monetary unit of Germany, the mark was legal tender in Germany during various periods of the 19th and 20th centuries.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9313669   (732 words)

  
 History of the Finnish Spitz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Finnish Spitz is a member of the Spitz family, which includes breeds such as: the Siberian Husky, Keeshond, the Pomeranian, and the Samoyed.
The Finnish Spitz became a pure breed and was primarily used as a companion and a valuable assistant to the hunter.
Lady Kitty Ritson was one of the people that was instrumental in forming a breed club and it was this lady that coined the nickname for the Finnish Spitz, the "Finkie", by which it is known in several countries by those that love this breed.
www.barkbytes.com /history/finspt.htm   (561 words)

  
 PCCV - German Spitz
The Pomeranian is actually the smallest member of the Deutscher Spitz family - the "Toy German Spitz" or *Zwergspitz.
German Spitz are the oldest European breed of dog and were originally divided into only Grossspitz (40 cm or more) and Kleinspitz (28 cm or less).
The Spitz family is very large and includes such breeds as the Malamute, Siberian Husky, Schipperke, Chow Chow, Shar Pei, Shiba Inu, Akita, Finnish Spitz, Samoyed, Norwegian Elkhound and many other breeds.
www.geocities.com /pccv_home/German_Spitz.html   (573 words)

  
 SPLCenter.org: One More Enemy
The Rev. Donald Spitz has never been a pleasant man. Considered a wild-eyed extremist even among his colleagues on the radical anti-abortion scene, the head of Pro-Life Virginia and long-time principal of the Army of God Web site (www.armyofgod.com) applauds the murderers of physicians, clinic workers and secretaries.
Spitz, who does not have a record of criminal violence, claimed that he had not personally written the headlines — but he saw little problem with the person who supposedly did.
Spitz, 56, said he had recently turned over day-to-day control of the site, temporarily, to a man he refused to name — a man who goes by the pseudonym of Ehud Gera.
www.splcenter.org /intel/intelreport/article.jsp?aid=72   (840 words)

  
 Finnish Spitz
Today, the Finnish Spitz is used mainly for treeing grouse, however, he is also used for baying elk/moose, hunting squirrel and other small animals, and sometimes for tolling and retrieving waterfowl.
A joy to the neat-freak, the Finnish Spitz is spotlessly clean and has no doggy odor.
To understand the character of the Finnish Spitz, you must understand the mutual dependence between the Finnish hunter and his dog.
www.ameridogs.com /BreedFinSpitz.htm   (366 words)

  
 FCI Pomeranian Standard ( German Spitzen - Small Varieties)
Black Spitz: In the fl Spitz the undercoat and skin must also be fl and the colour on top must be a shining fl without any white or other markings.
White Spitz: The coat should be pure white without any trace of yellow in particular, which often occurs, specially on the ears.
That is not the case in UK where you have the German Spitz (little and medium) as differents breeds than the pomeranians, with different standards and no intercrosses.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Hills/5133/pomfci.html   (1322 words)

  
 Finnish Spitz dogs, Bred by The Walkers and Finkkila's Finnish Spitz
The Finnish Spitz was, in 1979, a Rare Breed in the U.S. and, as such, could not be exhibited in American Kennel Club (AKC) shows.
Their Thor was the first of the breed to be exhibited in Mexico and the first Finnish Spitz in the world to be awarded both FCM and FCI championships.
The Finnish Spitz was approved by the AKC for competing in the Miscellaneous Class beginning 1 April 1984 and for point competition in the Non-Sporting Group beginning 1 January 1988.
www.finnishspitzdogs.com   (932 words)

  
 Japanese Spitz Dogs
The Japanese Spitz does not realize what a small dog that it is. The Japanese Spitz can have tendency to bark, especially when a stranger approaches.
Overall, grooming Japanese Spitz is not difficult on the condition that it is done on a regular basis.
Breeders Japanese spitz, kennels, and a rescue are all places that you can find a purebred dog of this breed.
www.japanese-spitz-dogs.com   (442 words)

  
 Hunting with Finnish Spitz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is my firmly held opinion that whatever one feels about hunting, owners of hunting breeds cannot and should not suppress the need these dogs have to behave in the way nature and breeding has made them and they should either understand them or choose another breed.
Matti Joenpolvi, Chairman of the Spitz Club of Finland, had offered to take me there, and although all one can do is sit and wait for the dogs to come home I felt it was an occasion not to be missed.
On both the Saturday and Sunday the dogs are taken by their owners in the company of a judge and a guide to an area of forest and his work is scored.
www.corsini.co.uk /cavill/hunting.htm   (1166 words)

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