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bank

 [bank]
a stored supply of human material or tissues for future use by other individuals, such as a blood bank, bone bank, eye bank, or skin bank.

bank

(bank),
Any facility for storage of viable preserved tissue, blood, or medical supplies for future study or use.
[Fr. banque, fr. It. banca, bench, teller's counter, fr. Germanic]

bank

(bangk) a stored supply of human material or tissues for future use by other individuals, such as a blood b., bone b., eye b., human-milk b., or skin b.

bank

A central repository for something of value, for future withdrawal or retrieval.

bank

A central repository of something of value, for future withdrawal or retrieval. See Blood bank, Brain bank, National Practitioner Data Bank, Organ Bank, Sperm bank, Tissue bank.

bank

(bangk)
Any facility for storage of viable preserved tissue, blood, or medical supplies for future study or use.
[Fr. banque, fr. It. banca, bench, teller's counter, fr. Germanic]

bank

a stored supply of animal material or tissues for future use by other individuals, as blood bank, serum bank, bone bank, skin bank, eye bank, etc. See also database.
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In a book by The Ringling Museum's former curator, Virginia Brilliant, entitled Triumph and Taste: Peter Paul Rubens at The Ringling Museum of Art (2011), Dr Brilliant revealed more of the history behind how the painting, which William Bankes had clearly admired, had come to be.
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These issues are at the heart of the essays by Alastair Laing on the painter Peter Lely and patron Sir Ralph Bankes, or the discussion by Malcolm Rogers on the portraits of Sir Thomas Killigrew.
514, for instance, he demonstrates that the principle of durior lectio is misleading when applied to the choice between the variants bankes and the harder baches, 'valleys', since bankes is supported by the phrase in Ezekiel to which the line alludes.
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