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ed·it·ing

(ed'i-ting)
Process in which a medical transcriptionist makes minor changes in a dictated report such as grammatical errors, inconsistencies, redundancies, or inappropriate remarks without altering the dictator's style.
See also: verbatim transcription

editing

a system that has evolved to correct errors occurring during DNA REPLICATION. The DNA POLYMERASE enzymes involved in DNA replication possess an EXONUCLEASE activity, which serves a ‘proofreading’ and ‘editing’ function. Mistakes, in terms of MISMATCH OF BASES, due to the wrong BASE being inserted during replication, are searched for and excised.
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In less than a year, he advanced to Chief Editor and led the publication to become the top monthly reviews journal in the neuroscience field, a position it retains to this day.
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The chief editor, section editors, and authors are to be congratulated on this scholarly work.
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On the next page is an explanation by Theodore Vorburger, Chief Editor of the Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, for colleagues in microanalysis who may be reading the Journal for the first time.
A native of Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, Arai joined Domei news agency, predecessor to Kyodo News, in 1936 and became chief editor of the news agency's political and economic section in 1945.
The New York Daily News' new chief editor has juggled a number of the paper's top editors, reflecting a new emphasis on enterprise and political reporting.
The Indonesian police have officially named the chief editor and the managing editor of a weekly political magazine as suspects for portraying President Suharto as the King of Spades on the magazine's cover, newspapers said Thursday.
Kassirer, the journal's chief editor, said the board's function is to give advice on major issues and suggestions of authors for editorials and reviews, but that the board is not routinely consulted.
He is also the Honorary Director of the Centre for the Study of Human Development at Leeds, UK, and the Chief Editor of International Journal of Human Development published from UK.

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