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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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Great diversity in the size of two plants, one being woody and the other herbaceous, one being evergreen and the other deciduous, and adaptation to widely different climates, does not always prevent the two grafting together.
Knowing what to do may be the difference that prevents permanent disability.
The Akroflocks are said to benefit rubber compounders in seals, where flock increases tear strength and improves dimensional stability and stiffness; rolls, where nylon and cotton flocks impart abrasion and chip resistance; belting, where cotton flock, applied prior to cure, prevents air trapping with minimum effect on adhesion; molded goods, where fiber and wood flours prevent cut growth and increase tear and modulus, and where they also allow air to bleed from the stock, which prevents blisters; and in molded open cell sponge, where wood and cotton flocks prevent cell wall collapse after cure.
The circular FlatGallery with Hood features a slotted surface that prevents raindrops from directly hitting the building.
Low shear prevents chemical degradation and deposit formation, while being submerged prevents air entrapment.
like most of you I grew up with the notion that stretching prevents athletic injuries.
When nerve damage prevents the sweat glands from working properly, the body cannot regulate its temperature properly.
There's no doubt when you see the name of this spray can from Shooter's Choice what you're getting -- something that prevents rust.
By definition, modified radical mastoidectomy involves the grafting of the middle ear space, which (when disease permits) allows for the sealing of the eustachian tube and prevents the middle ear mucosa from draining into the epithelialized mastoid bowl.
A ligament is a band of tough, fibrous tissue that connects two or more bones at a joint and prevents excessive movement of the joint.
They discovered that this drug, like tamoxifen, prevents bone loss.
21, 2001, that prevents assessment of multiple taxes on electronic commerce.