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(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
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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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Ask a roomful of newspaper editors about tabloids of tomorrow, and you're likely to hear a round of applause.
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But what is perhaps Aarons's most lasting contribution to journalism arrived in 1990, when he stood before the American Society of Newspaper Editors' annual meeting and canoe out as a gay man.
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Former New York Times Managing Editor Gerald Boyd, pushed out as one of the newspaper's chiefs in the spring of 2003 following the Jayson Blair scandal, mostly recently was forced to resign his position on the board of directors of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, Editor & Publisher reported in May.
A month earlier, HA Gwynne, the then editor of the Morning Post newspaper, had written to Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin to express the concern of other newspaper editors.
THE Government is most concerned that paying witnesses in court proceedings should cease, even suggesting newspaper editors might be jailed if they didn't stop.
Yet, the percentage of minority representation in the newsroom raised slightly, according to a report released in April by the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE), an organization of daily newspaper editors.
When pressed by newspaper editors to explain his legal authority in this area, he declined to elaborate.
Surprises in this race that is not a race are always possible; George Carey, retiring incumbent to the See of Canterbury, was himself a surprise, emerging from obscurity in 1991 with a suddenness that had newspaper editors scurrying for a photograph of a man who was not even thought to be in the running.