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(ed'i-ting)
Process in which a medical transcriptionist makes minor changes in a dictated report such as grammatical errors, inconsistencies, redundancies, or inappropriate remarks without altering the dictator's style.
See also: verbatim transcription

editing

a system that has evolved to correct errors occurring during DNA REPLICATION. The DNA POLYMERASE enzymes involved in DNA replication possess an EXONUCLEASE activity, which serves a ‘proofreading’ and ‘editing’ function. Mistakes, in terms of MISMATCH OF BASES, due to the wrong BASE being inserted during replication, are searched for and excised.
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He won more than 40 major journalism awards, and was named "Master Reporter" by the New England Society of Newspaper Editors.
Rwanda has arrested a newspaper editor on charges of genocide denial and stirring ethnic hatred less than a month ahead of August's presidential election, Reuters quoted police as saying on Saturday.
A newspaper editor has thanked Twitter users as he declared victory in a battle over the right to publish details of a Parliamentary question.
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It seems to me that if I were a newspaper editor I would be more concerned, in view of television reporting, with seeing to it that my coverage of those events, which were also televised, would henceforth put as much emphasis on background and analysis as on cold reporting.
Bronstein is the second major newspaper editor to announce a departure this week.
Ms Stone admitted that her sex life with newspaper editor hubby Phil Bronstein has flagged since he underwent emergency heart surgery - but she's determined to get their love life back on track.
Summary: Former newspaper editor Piers Morgan has been defending Jade Goody following criticism for making her cancer battle so public.
The New York Times on its web site today provides one particular anecdote, featuring a newspaper editor who fought back, and won, at least for now:
They were just so pathetic it just wasn't worth it,'' said Kilborn, now a Denver newspaper editor.

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