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/gen·er·al/ (jen´er-al) affecting many parts or all parts of the organism; not local.

70s, the rules of

A mnemonic for CNS tumors
70s, rule of
General 70% are primary CNS neoplasms, 70% of primary CNS neoplasms are glial, 70% of primary glial tumors are astrocytomas; 70% of astrocytomas are high grade
Children 70% of tumors arise in the posterior fossa, 70% of those occurring before age 2 are medulloblastomas; 70% of supratentorial tumors are craniopharyngiomas
Adults 70% are in the hemispheres, 70% of those in the pineal region are germinomas, 70% of those in the pituitary gland are adenomas, of which 70% are chromophobe adenomas

general

in a clinical context means whole of body.

general clinical assessment
an overall statement on the patient's state of health.
general clinical examination
a complete clinical examination including all body systems.
general populations
include all classes and levels of animals (or plants) without any attempt to categorize them.
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The final part of the expanded electrical specification, Gen 1x and Gen 2x, offers extended length (approximately 8 meters) based on the Serial Attached SCSI Electrical specifications (SAS).
But that is expected to increase rapidly to 22 percent by 2010, while households headed by Gen X members will remain at 17 percent over the same period.
And automakers have already begun to factor Gen Y consumers into their strategic planning.
With Livingstone selling more Jettas than any other Volkswagen model, Madden said Gen Y customers like the car ``because it has a good sound system and looks pretty cool on the road.
As for the Beetle's recent comeback, Gen Y ``isn't interested,'' Madden said.
Take note business leaders: One-half (52%) of both Gen Z and Gen Y state that honesty is the most important quality for being a good leader.
The generations agree that after honesty, leaders should exhibit a solid vision (Gen Z 34%, Gen Y 35%), followed by good communication skills (Gen Z 32%, Gen Y 34%).
Contrary to the assumption that younger workers want "constant connection" to technology, a majority of Gen Z respondents say they prefer in-person communications with managers (51%), as opposed to emailing (16%) or instant messaging (11%).
The same trend applies to Gen Y: in-person (52%), emailing (18%), instant messaging (11%).
And few believe that technology actually enhances personal relationships with co-workers (Gen Z 13%, Gen Y 14%).
Slightly more than one-third (37%) of Gen Z ranked instant messaging as the biggest work distraction, followed by Facebook (33%) and email (13%).
Gen Y reports being most distracted by email (31%), Facebook (28%) and instant messaging (25%).