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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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Analysts maintain that over the last few years, foreign banks have commanded nearly three-quarters of the overall profitability of the banking sector in Pakistan, in spite of the tight fetters on their expansion.
It's) an opportune time because the foreign banks can be vehicles for FDI into the Philippines at a time when we have attained investment grade rating while also preparing further for regional integration.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Finance Minister Asqar Abolhassani announced on Sunday that the country has removed all obstacles and impediments to the presence and investment of foreign banks in Iran.
Bank"), Tokyo, Japan, a foreign bank within the meaning of the International Banking Act ("IBA"), has applied under section 10(a) of the IBA (12 U.
persons who own interests in foreign bank accounts.

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