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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

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]
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Dr Usick's account of Bankes' egyptological work was published well after the original draft of the Bankes piece was written.
There was still time for Keates to go down in the box and Bankes to wave away the appeals, much to the disgust of Barr.
In March 1829 Bankes was returned by Lord Ailesbury for Marlborough to oppose the Wellington administration's concession of emancipation.
Bankes flashed his red card for the second time in the game, after sending off Lawrence, when Lampard marched 20 yards down the touchline to confront assistant Andrew Fox.
Cardiff 's Callum Paterson and sub Frederic Gounongbe were booked late in the game as Bankes finally clamped down and Warburton said: "I have to be careful what I say because I am frustrated over many things.
Yet somehow referee Bankes and his fellow officials failed to spot the incident with Wilson escaping unpunished.
"She only has small hands but she can handle Viscount Bankes, who can be headstrong."
Golam is set to partner Spirit Of Coniston (2.30) and Angelina Bankes (3.00), while Makin is due to get the leg-up on Toy Top (2.00) and Marinaite (4.30).
SIR - I read with some pleasure the letters of Dunstan Armfield and SH Bankes (July 28) in support of Sir Kyffin Williams's comments about the art establishment of Wales.
A stray rocket started a fire in the bathroom of Wayne Archer's house in Bankes Street, Aberdare.