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To return or cause to return to the normal, particularly without suppuration, said of a phlegmon or other form of inflammation.
[L. resolvo, to loosen]


v. re·solved, re·solving, re·solves
1. Medicine To cause reduction of (an inflammation, for example).
2. Chemistry To separate (an optically inactive compound or mixture) into its optically active constituents.

re·solv′a·bil′i·ty, re·solv′a·ble·ness n.
re·solv′a·ble adj.
re·solv′ed·ly (-zŏl′vĭd-lē) adv.
re·solv′er n.
Malpractice Recognise, Respond, Resolve A term coined by Copic Insurance in Colorado, which provides medical malpractice coverage to doctors and health professionals as part of promoting open disclosure about medical errors
Managed care—US Request, Render, Report A trilogy of factors that must be met before a patient can be billed for a consultation from a physician other than the primary care provider: the ordering physician must Request the consultation; the consultant must Render a medical opinion, and issue a written Report
Research Reduce, Refine, Replace A research philosophy first articulated in 1959 by British scientists WMS Russell and RL Burch who linked scientific excellence to the humane and efficient use of laboratory animals, a philosophy now known as 'alternatives'
Vox populi Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic This is the original phrase which inspired the many other 'three Rs.' It referred to the core components of an elementary school education in America


Reproduction medicine A national, nonprofit consumer organization offering education, advocacy, and support to those experiencing infertility


To return or cause to return to the normal, particularly without suppuration; said of a phlegmon or other form of inflammation.
[L. resolvo, to loosen]

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In order to secure the fulfillment of the proposed employee stock option program and to adopt the program in a cost efficient, suitable and flexible way, the Board has resolved to propose the General Meeting to authorize the Board to issue warrants which entitle to subscription of newly issued shares in Biotage.
In addition, on December 1, 2005 Algamarca sought and obtained another precautionary measure (injunction) against the Arbitrators from the Third Civil Court of Cajamarca, where an action had earlier been filed by Algamarca in 2005 challenging the ownership of surface lands, prohibiting the Arbitration Tribunal from entering Final Judgment until the matter of the ownership of the surface lands at Shahuindo is resolved by the Third Civil Court.
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders 2001 in Ericsson resolved to approve transfer of own shares in relation to the introduction of a Global Stock Incentive Program.
Because more calls are resolved straight away and don't require escalation, we are reducing the cost of support and boosting our quality of employee service.
The annual general meeting of shareholders also resolved to amend one parameter of the SPP 2003 by removing the SEK 50,000 annual restriction on individual investments in shares under the SPP 2003, while retaining 7.
They resolved that extra care is to be observed to make political environment conducive.
In addition, a larger proportion of participants who resolved all of their risks while pregnant than of those who had resolved none of them had infants who were low-birth-weight (7% vs.
Once they've agreed on the issues to be resolved (note that we've now established that they can agree on something), I'll invite each to explain to the other what they see as their interests and needs related to the issues.
It has successfully resolved the few studied, but needs to produce much more guidance.
The problems of Kashmir cannot be resolved through violence, but only through a healthy political process and dialogue between the parties.