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 (bō′kəm, -KHo͝om)
A city of west-central Germany in the Ruhr Valley east of Essen. It was chartered in 1321.
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(German ˈboːxum)
(Placename) an industrial city in NW Germany, in W North Rhine-Westphalia: university (1965). Pop: 387 283 (2003 est)
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(ˈboʊ xʊm)

a city in central North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany. 413,400.
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The activities of 16 partner organizations from 10 countries participating in the project are coordinated by the Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany.
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Sebastian Ocklenburg from Bio-psychology department at the University of Bochum, Germany opined, "Our interpretation is that many men consider embraces between men to be something negative; therefore, they tend to perceive hugs as negative even in a neutral situation, such as saying hello".
The chronic wounds not only increase a patient's risk of skin cancer, they also can cause itching, pain, limited mobility, and poor quality of life, wrote Tobias Hirsch, MD, of BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany, and colleagues (Nature.