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(ed'i-ting)
Process in which a medical transcriptionist makes minor changes in a dictated report such as grammatical errors, inconsistencies, redundancies, or inappropriate remarks without altering the dictator's style.
See also: verbatim transcription

editing

a system that has evolved to correct errors occurring during DNA REPLICATION. The DNA POLYMERASE enzymes involved in DNA replication possess an EXONUCLEASE activity, which serves a ‘proofreading’ and ‘editing’ function. Mistakes, in terms of MISMATCH OF BASES, due to the wrong BASE being inserted during replication, are searched for and excised.
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Pingtel has demonstrated to the editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY that its products and services deliver quality and innovation, while addressing the real needs in the marketplace," said Rich Tehrani, Editor-in-Chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY.
Barry Vinocur, editor-in-chief of Realty Stock Review, Property magazine and the daily e-mail newsletter, REIT Wrap, received the Industry Achievement Award.
Two speakers -- Rob McManamy, editor-in-chief of Design-Build Magazine, and Chris Wardle, founder and president of Triad Business Solutions -- will share their professional perspectives and discuss strategies to address layoffs, reduced project budgets, consumer confidence and recession-proofing your company.