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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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Residence districts are found primarily in: The East River (easterly side) and Rockaway areas of Queens; the Coney Island and Jamaica Bay areas of Brooklyn; the East Side and Upper East Side of Manhattan; the south shore of Staten Island; and the Hudson River and East River (easterly side) areas of The Bronx.
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The court concluded that the taxpayer instituted the proceeding primarily for delay and, therefore, imposed a penalty under Sec.
When the auditor plans to assess control risk at a lower level than would be obtained by following a primarily substantive approach, he or she will place more emphasis on understanding and testing control procedures.
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213(d)(2) provides that the cost of lodging up to $50 per night while away from home that is primarily for and essential to medical care is paid for medical care if the care is provided by a physician in a licensed hospital or equivalent facility and there is no significant element of personal pleasure, recreation or travel in the away-from-home travel.
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