Page 160. " cortisone "

a hormone produced by the adrenal cortex. One of the glucocorticoids, it is also made synthetically for use as an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergy agent.

Page 165. " rheumy "

Usually of the eyes; full of rheum (watery)

Page 168. " Libertine relationships "

Libertine: a person, especially a man, who freely indulges in sensual pleasures without regard to moral principles.

Page 168. " feudal libido "

Consumes "more than it possesses"

Page 170. " Kunukku "

South Indian Spicy Lentil Fritters (food)

Page 171. " Malayala Manorama "

A common Indian newspaper and news station