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closure

 [klo´zher]
delayed primary closure the surgical closing of a wound several days after the injury because the wound was initially too contaminated to close; called also healing by third intention.
Vacuum Assisted closure (VAC) trademark for a system that uses the controlled negative pressure of a vacuum to promote healing of certain types of wound. The edges of the wound are made airtight with foam and a dressing, and a tube is placed in the wound, connecting to a canister that creates a vacuum. Infectious materials and other fluids are then sucked out of the wound.
velopharyngeal closure closure of nasal air escape by the elevation of the soft palate and contraction of the posterior pharyngeal wall; see also velopharyngeal insufficiency.
visual closure identification of complete forms or objects from incomplete visual presentations.

clo·sure

(klō'zhŭr),
1. The completion of a reflex pathway.
2. The place of coupling between stimuli in the establishment of conditioned learning.
3. To achieve or experience a sense of completion in a mental task.
4. Bringing together the margins of a wound.

clo·sure

(klō'zhŭr)
1. The completion of a reflex pathway.
2. The place of coupling between stimuli in the establishment of conditioned learning.
3. To achieve or experience a sense of completion in a mental task.
4. Definitive repair of an open wound, traumatic or surgical.
5. Pertaining to the manner of fastening a garment, shoe, or appliance.

clo·sure

(klō'zhŭr)
Bringing together the margins of a wound.
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In the same statement, MMC-Gamuda said there will be an intermittent lane closure at the slip road exit towards the Kuala Lumpur-Seremban Highway (north-bound) from June 13 until July 6, from 10pm until 5am to facilitate the MRT project works.
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A partial closure order was granted because of evidence that people linked to the first property had set up a new base yards away.
By providing a secure closure with just a quarter turn, QuarterLoc is easier to use because iteliminates the potential of thread misalignment and cocked caps.
'Perceived helpfulness of the Boracay closure in rehabilitating the nature in the island and increasing the number of tourists in the future is higher among those who support the government's recommendation to close the island,' the survey results stated.
The guidelines provide for advance preparatory action to be taken by administrative Ministry and CPSEs, preparation of closure proposal, settlement of statutory and other liabilities of the CPSE under closure and modalities for disposal of movable and immovable assets of such CPSEs in a time-bound manner.
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Yes, if magistrates approve the application for a closure order, the four venues can appeal that decision.
* Quick opening closure As defined by ASME B31.4 and ASME B31.8 a quick-opening closure is a pressure-containing component used for repeated access to the interior of a piping system.