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prime

(prīm) [L. primus, first]
1. The period of greatest health and strength.
2. To give an initial treatment in preparation for either a larger dose of the same medicine, or a different medicine.

prime

n : a cue given to prompt, facilitate or inhibit a particular response in experimental studies; or v : the act of presenting a prime.

prime

first grade or best quality.
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We physicians have not done a good job of recognizing topical ototoxicity, primarily because we fail to entertain the possibility.
When the tabulation was made to determine the percentage of Hispanic Baptist congregations in each of the three groups, the results were as follows: 54 percent of the Hispanic Texas Baptist congregations use primarily the Spanish language, 45 percent use both the Spanish and English languages, and 1 percent uses primarily the English language.
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