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West

(west),
John B., 20th-century Australian-U.S. pulmonary physiologist.

West

(west),
Charles, English physician, 1816-1898. See: West syndrome.

WEST

Abbreviation for:
Western European Stent Trial
Winter and Emergency Services Team
Women's Estrogen for Stroke Trial

WEST

Weinstein enhanced sensory test Neurology A nerve testing format used to evaluate tactile sensation, using a pocket-sized device with calibrated nylon filaments which deliver specified force to the skin
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Certification of the votes has been delayed for about a month after Great Western, which found that more than 5.
This vote clearly demonstrates that stockholders want the Great Western board to act in accordance with good corporate governance and establish a level playing field for the two merger proposals,'' Ahmanson said in a prepared statement.
Great Western is conducting its own counter-solicitation, asking shareholders to reverse the Ahmanson-sponsored vote.
Great Western shares fell 37-1/2 cents each to close at $44 Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange.
Rubens also said the deal makes sense because Washington Mutual and Great Western are both further along than Ahmanson in transforming themselves into retail banks and away from the traditional thrift business of making mortgage loans.