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bank

 [bank]
a stored supply of human material or tissues for future use by other individuals, such as a blood bank, bone bank, eye bank, or skin bank.

bank

(bank),
Any facility for storage of viable preserved tissue, blood, or medical supplies for future study or use.
[Fr. banque, fr. It. banca, bench, teller's counter, fr. Germanic]

bank

(bangk) a stored supply of human material or tissues for future use by other individuals, such as a blood b., bone b., eye b., human-milk b., or skin b.

bank

A central repository for something of value, for future withdrawal or retrieval.

bank

A central repository of something of value, for future withdrawal or retrieval. See Blood bank, Brain bank, National Practitioner Data Bank, Organ Bank, Sperm bank, Tissue bank.

bank

(bangk)
Any facility for storage of viable preserved tissue, blood, or medical supplies for future study or use.
[Fr. banque, fr. It. banca, bench, teller's counter, fr. Germanic]

bank

a stored supply of animal material or tissues for future use by other individuals, as blood bank, serum bank, bone bank, skin bank, eye bank, etc. See also database.
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Local banks shouldn't hide behind banking secrecy when it comes to sharing some "though not all information" with correspondent banks, Baasiri added.
The Central Bank had said the chief reason it took control of FBME Cyprus was to protect depositors after correspondent banks refused to do business.
CBOS explained that stopping of some correspondent banks in Europe and Saudi Arabia to their dealings with the Sudanese banks related to the internal procedures within the framework of the corporate governance in those banks, explaining that this is considered as normal in the banking dealing where it witnesses continuous change through exit of some reporters and entry of others from time to time.
The company has added four new correspondent banks in India and two in the Philippines.
Regions Bank is also active in structuring transactions for correspondent banks seeking longer-term or non-traditional financing.
This means we need a strong network of correspondent banks across the world to facilitate our clients' international transactions.
The Eurosystem has not introduced specific oversight requirements for correspondent banks in order to avoid any double regulation of banks.
Still, it is important to BAN INTER to participate in business activities in the Caribbean Basin, contributing to multilateral transactions, using the Latin American banks as correspondent banks in the region.
OnX enables correspondent banks to leverage Web-based delivery and receipt of electronic cash letter and adjustment information while automating back office functions with image-based straight-through-processing.
For the past 10 years Mendoza has served in Correspondent Banking for the Border Bank, where she has provided customer service to the Mexican correspondent banks for cash vault services, cash letters and return items.
JP Morgan is reviewing its dealings with thousands of foreign correspondent banks for which it processes transactions and clears dollar payments, the sources said.
Of this, the four major correspondent banks handle 80 percent of the turnover.