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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


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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Fraudulent conduct exclusions generally bar coverage for an insured's intentionally wrongful, fraudulent and even illegal acts.
A corporation generally must comply with the terms and conditions for the first effective year, even if it is a short period.
By contrast, the 1991 proposed regulations generally recognized foreign currency gain or loss based on the proportion of the remittance to the QBU's equity pool.
A quid pro quo donation is a payment made partly as a donation and partly as consideration for goods or services--except a payment to an organization, organized exclusively for religious purposes, for only an intangible religious benefit that generally is not sold in a commercial transaction outside the donative context.
Because of their articulated frames, wheel loaders generally get more mileage out of their tires than skid steers do.
The revised rule addresses supervisory concerns, competitive equity considerations, and the changes in the treatment of trust preferred securities under generally accepted accounting principles.
Working materiality levels or quantitative estimates of materiality generally are based on the 5% rule, which holds that reasonable investors would not be influenced in their investment decisions by a fluctuation in net income of 5% or less.
Also, of all the aforementioned calibers, the 9-millimeter cartridge generally has the mildest perceived recoil.
Functional prototypes are also possible with 3D printers, but generally with the penalty of adding time and cost for post-processing steps.
Employees generally understand the need for such action, particularly if the employer conducts the search in a manner that respects employee dignity.
Floor ceramics also generally feature some form of slightly abrasive grit baked into the finish to protect you from slipping on the floor when it's wet.

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