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v. ad·justed, ad·justing, ad·justs
1. In chiropractic medicine, to manipulate (the spine and other body structures) to treat disorders and restore normal function of the nervous system.
2. To decide how much is to be paid on (an insurance claim).

ad·just′a·ble adj.
ad·just′a·bly adv.
ad·just′er, ad·jus′tor n.


(ă-jŭst′) [Fr. ajuster, to gauge]
1. To adapt to a different environment; to cope with new conditions or stressors.
2. To change or modify something, esp. to improve its function or condition.
3. To manipulate a part of the body, e.g., with physical force.


To reshape a dental prosthesis, restoration, or oral appliance to improve effectiveness, function, or appearance.

adjust (əjust´),

v to make correspondent, comfortable, or to fit.
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4, 2006 recommended order that a surcharge request under the adjustor mechanism can not be filed until an adjustor rate has been determined and that the amount to be included in the balancing account to be recovered through a surcharge proceeding must be determined annually.
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