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(in chemistry) to clear a turbid liquid by allowing any suspended matter to settle, by adding a substance that precipitates any suspended matter, or by heating. clarification, n.

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Q. Can someone…clarify which is the best and reliable one? Hi I am 23 years woman............ I am confused with the different type of tests and diagnosis my friend is having as she is being suspected for breasts cancer. Can someone…clarify which is the best and reliable one?

A. Please understand that all the tests that are being carried out are reliable and it would entirely depend upon the requirement and treatment stages. They would also depend upon age groups , stages of cancer etc. In general the different types are: clinical breast examination done by the clinicians in a clinic. Mammogram, which are special X-ray to check abnormal growth changes in the breast tissues. Chance of cyst to be confused by breast cancer is resolved by ultrasound. To check if the particular tissue is cancerous is done by breast biopsy.

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Fragments enclosed in square brackets are clarificatory notes and bold type identifies handwritten text in the original document (9):
Policy & Promotion, Clarificatory Guidelines on Downstream Investment by Indian Companies (Feb.
Further, poetry eschews the clarificatory pro and contra of argument and classification: the woven fabric of ambiguously shared connotation is all-important and, in this sense, cannot be said to offer any form of "notation" equivalent to the scientist's.
For this reason, it is relatively easy for a narrow definition of interpretation, emphasizing one easily recognizable subset of interpretive practice, to pass as merely clarificatory or descriptive--perhaps even to its proponents.
While many of the changes are clarificatory in nature, other changes, including those key ones driven by the EFPIA Codes, may require considerable resource to be put in place.