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ORYX

A proprietary methodology that enables standardized outcome and performance measurement for health care organizations; established by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Oryx

a genus of antelopes.

Oryx algazel
see oryx.
Oryx gazella
see gemsbok.

oryx

a large, graceful antelope with curved horns. Called also Oryx algazel.
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Adding a uranium plant processing module to the existing gold plant, which will treat 80,000 tons a month of Beisa uranium ore.
The Beisa oryx, native to the dry lands of North East Africa, is declining rapidly, already extinct in Eritrea and Uganda and with populations rapidly declining in Kenya.
Samburu National Reserve, in the northern, dry bush country, has particularly exotic animals, such as the Beisa oryx, the blue-necked Somali ostrich, Grevy's zebra, and all manner of crocodile.