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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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Local banks shouldn't hide behind banking secrecy when it comes to sharing some "though not all information" with correspondent banks, Baasiri added.
The Central Bank had said the chief reason it took control of FBME Cyprus was to protect depositors after correspondent banks refused to do business.
Regions Bank is also active in structuring transactions for correspondent banks seeking longer-term or non-traditional financing.
BEIRUT: Some Arab banks are facing difficulties in their relations with American correspondent banks due to the high risks in some countries and growing compliance demands, said Joseph Torbey, president of the Executive Committee of the Union of Arab Banks Thursday.
This means we need a strong network of correspondent banks across the world to facilitate our clients' international transactions.
The company has added four new correspondent banks in India and two in the Philippines.
Still, it is important to BAN INTER to participate in business activities in the Caribbean Basin, contributing to multilateral transactions, using the Latin American banks as correspondent banks in the region.
The talks also focused on the relations between the Lebanese lenders and American correspondent banks.
Now that we have evidence that large banks are reducing services to correspondent banks and remittance providers, the private and public sectors need to come together to find practical and fact-based solutions.
OnX enables correspondent banks to leverage Web-based delivery and receipt of electronic cash letter and adjustment information while automating back office functions with image-based straight-through-processing.
Global Banking News-September 19, 2017--Zimbabwe's ZB Financial reopens relationship with correspondent banks
Summary: Wissam Fattouh, secretary-general of the Union of Arab Banks, said Arab banks feel that the derisking applied by the international correspondent banks against them has turned into financial discrimination.