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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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Clarifying that the rule does not trump state law and allowing providers to use community practice standards when the local law is silent
The government, on the other hand, argued that the remark in question was, at best, an equivocal invocation and that the investigators were justified in asking clarifying questions.
A number of practitioners, taxpayers, and business taxpayer groups, including TEI, have submitted comments on the need for rules clarifying the definition of "plan (or series of related transactions)" under section 355(e).
However, on appeal the Ninth Circuit found that the district court had ignored other sections of the plans clarifying that the joint and survivor annuity provisions of the plans applied unless the married or unmarried participant makes a valid waiver election.
In addition to clarifying guidance on accounting for sales and pledges of receivables and future revenues, the proposal will:
By clarifying important issues, according to David Coleman, PhD, an organizational psychologist and consultant with Transition Management Services, 7211 Trescott Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912, which specializes in strategic planning and dispute management in accounting and legal firm.
The Company is continuing to review its prior disclosures and may issue additional clarifying press releases if necessary to ensure the accuracy of the information available to the investing public.
Dominion (NYSE:D) today welcomed a statement by PJM clarifying that PJM's announced investigation into trading practices by energy suppliers using Dominion's interconnection with PJM in no way suggested inappropriate activity by Dominion.