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PREVENT

Cardiology Any of a number of clinical trials:
1. Prevention of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism.
2. Program in Ex Vivo Vein Graft Engineering via Transfection.
3. Proliferation Reduction with Vascular Energy Trial.
4. Prospective Randomized Evaluation of the Vascular Effects of Norvasc® Trial.

prevent,

v to keep from happening or existing, especially by precautionary measures.
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The behavioral goal toward which corrective discipline is aimed should be the avoidance by employees of reasonably identifiable and preventible risk.
Over a quarter of all house burglaries reported to us are preventible in the first place just by homeowners taking a few simple precautions.
He spearheaded the CDC's immunization campaign that brought preventible childhood diseases to record lows, and he helped start an early-warning system to detect new diseases before they cause epidemics.