It's a word often used to describe so-called "disposable" clothes - those that are worn once or twice and then tossed, either due to poor construction and inability to hold up or simply to losing their trendy status.
Cholesterol buildup in the arteries often precedes cardiovascular problems, and doctors often recommend that patients reduce their cholesterol or improve the ratio of so-called "good" HDL cholesterol to "bad" LDL cholesterol.
While the bears of the Grateful Dead are perhaps the best well known dancing bears around the world, there are also so-called 'dancing bears' that perform as a kind of circus act in some provinces in India.
Cardiovascular benefits of consuming more omega-3's include lowered blood pressure and improved ratio of the so-called "good" HDL cholesterol to "bad" LDL cholesterol, while simultaneously lowering overall blood cholesterol readings.
The so-called "father of nudism" was the German Heinrich Pudor (real name Heinrich Scham), who coined the term Nacktkultur ("naked culture") and whose book Nackende Menschen (Naked man ) was probably the first book on nudism.