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zone

 [zōn]
an encircling region or area; by extension, any area with specific characteristics or boundary.
ciliary zone the outer of the two regions into which the anterior surface of the iris is divided by the collarette.
comfort zone an environmental temperature between 13 and 21°C (55 and 70°F) with a humidity of 30 to 55 per cent.
epileptogenic zone an area, stimulation of which may provoke an epileptic seizure.
erogenous zone (erotogenic zone) in psychoanalytic theory, an area of the body through which the libido expresses itself and which is therefore susceptible to erotic excitation upon stimulation; the primary sites are the oral, anal, and genital regions, but the other body orifices, breasts, and skin are also included.
zone of partial preservation in spinal cord injury, an area of only partial damage that may include up to three consecutive spinal segments caudal to the level of the injury.
pupillary zone the inner of the two regions into which the anterior surface of the iris is divided by the collarette.
transition zone (transitional zone) any anatomical region that marks the point at which the constituents of a structure change from one type to another; for example, the circle in the equator of the ocular lens in which epithelial fibers are developed into lens fibers, or the zone (anocutaneous line) that marks the junction of stratified squamous epithelium with columnar epithelium.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

com·fort zone

the temperature range between 28-30°C at which the naked body is able to maintain the heat balance without either shivering or sweating; in the clothed body the range is from 13-21°C.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

com·fort zone

(kŏm'fŏrt zōn)
The temperature range between 28-30°C at which the naked body is able to maintain the heat balance without either shivering or sweating; in the clothed body, the range is from 13-21°C.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The retailer is adding one-on-one personalized service areas to the china and furniture departments of its stores; high-visibility directional signs to all units; and "comfort zones" and "living room" areas to more than 200 stores next year.
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