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conversion of something to a different form.
culture change the sum of the changes that occur in a culture over time in response to various circumstances; such changes result from contact between groups and forces within the culture.
dressing change/wound care in the omaha system, the observing, cleansing, irrigating, or covering of a wound, lesion, or incision.
reciprocal c's the changes seen in leads facing the wall opposite to a myocardial infarction; they were formerly thought to be purely electrical but are now considered a sign of more extensive myocardial damage.
role change in the omaha system, movement away from or into a set of expected behavioral characteristics.


(awl'ter-ā'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with alternation.
1. A change.
2. An act of making something different.


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Studies that link in utero exposures to such agents that result in permanent alterations in gene expression in tissues of the reproductive system, the pulmonocardiovascular system, the brain/central nervous system, or the immune/autoimmune system leading to or resulting in cancer in those organ sites later in the adult life of the exposed fetus are sought by the NCI.
Until recently, the Staten Island homebuilders could always rely on applicable zoning regulations contemplating the as-of-right removal of trees and alteration of topography in South Richmond.
The test is Cangen's first application of its platform technology to detect cancer through the identification of genetic alterations in micro-satellite DNA.
It has been reported that certain metal carcinogens such as cadmium and arsenite disrupted cytoskeletal structures, and those changes had a close relationship with the cellular GSH level alterations (21,22).
Southgate Contracting was conceived by Eric Wright in 1988 with the notion that there was a gap in Manhattan's interior alteration industry between large established firms who charged heavily for their experience and smaller unproven firms that could offer bargain prices, but at high risk in the areas of quality and scheduling.
However, tenant space alterations in commercial office buildings require such compliance.
com), an online resource for consistent, high-quality RGB to CMYK conversions and alterations of digital images.
This includes the making of required alterations and improvements of a non-structural nature in the premises.
With the addition of the new stores, the Bridal Retreat features a complete selection of premiere wedding retail services including couture gowns, bridesmaid dresses, formal wear, honeymoon travel, wedding cakes, flowers, shoes, invitations, bridal alterations and accessories.
Once finished checks or other financial documents leave the printer, they are protected from fraudulent alteration by the use of security fonts such as reversed lettering, which make alterations very difficult.
However, all new construction and alterations to existing commercial facilities must conform to ADAAG to insure that the facilities are readily accessible and useable to individuals with disabilities.
Given the vast body of knowledge available through charting the human genome, the ability to correct inherent errors in the genes of a subject, and certain other medically important genetic material where alterations may be indicated, becomes very relevant," said Dean L.