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ac·qui·si·tion

(ak'wi-zi'shŭn),
In psychology, the empiric demonstration of an increase in the strength of the conditioned response in successive trials of pairing the conditioned and unconditioned stimuli.
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acquisition

An MRI term for the process of measuring and storing image data.

Acquisition

Imaging The obtention of an image of a dynamic process or flow through a vascular lumen.
Psychology In conditioning, forming associations in first learning a task.
Purchasing The process of getting what the government needs, to where it is needed, when it is needed, as economically as possible, and in compliance with legal and administrative requirements.
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acquisition

Imaging The obtaining of an image of a dynamic process or flow through a vascular lumen. See Real-time imaging.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ac·qui·si·tion

(ak-wi-zish'ŭn)
psychology the empiric demonstration of an increase in the strength of the conditioned response in successive trials of pairing the conditioned and unconditioned stimuli.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Mergers and acquisitions? "I'd like to see the field called acquisition and divestiture instead, because there are no true mergers of equals," says Andrew Tripoli, CFO of Wellpartner, Inc., an e-commerce solution provider to health care companies in Portland, Ore.
Aside from the issue that bank operating subsidiaries rinse with respect to expansion of the nation's sovereign credit, and on which the Board feels strongly, an issue is emerging with respect to our ability to supervise the complex institutions that would arise if the current trend in bank mergers and acquisitions continues and if the operating subsidiary authority is expanded.
Federal Reserve System staff and others have conducted numerous studies over many years on the effects of bank mergers and acquisitions on bank performance.
* AS MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS REDUCE the number of commercial banks, internal auditors who work for these institutions can make contributions to ease these transactions by providing management with vital information about the company being acquired and the merger process.
Divestitures rose at a strong pace throughout the 1980s, accounting in the last five years for nearly one-third of the dollar value of all mergers and acquisitions.
Many explanations have been offered for the dramatic expansion of mergers and acquisitions. One is the search for the fullest potential of the firm's assets through a transfer of corporate control to new management teams.