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con·ser·va·tion

(kon'ser-vā'shŭn),
1. Preservation from loss, injury, or decay.
2. In sensorimotor theory, the mental operation by which a person retains the idea of an object after its removal in time or space.
3. Presence of a gene in two different organisms.
4. The retention of structure with a variation in the environment, genetics, or other conditions.
[L. conservatio, a preserving, keeping]

conservation

(kon?ser-va'shon) [L. conservatio, keeping, preserving]
A cognitive principle, first described by Piaget, indicating that a certain quantity remains constant despite the transformation of shape. Children develop conservation ability for number, length, liquid amount, solid amount, space, weight, and volume.

breast conservation

Breast-conserving therapy.

conservation

the preservation, protection and management of an environment which takes into account recreational and aesthetic needs, in addition to preserving as much as possible of the natural fauna and flora and allowing for the harvesting of natural resources and agriculture. This necessitates the sensible planning of what is taken from the environment in terms of the yield of plants, animals and materials, whilst at the same time maintaining as much natural habitat as possible, and thus the largest possible GENE POOL.

con·ser·va·tion

(konsĕr-vāshŭn)
1. Preservation from loss, injury, or decay.
2. Retention of structure with a variation in environment or other conditions.
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The material required for conservation and preservation work may be procured through contractors, while the conservation and restoration should be carried out by the department concerned.
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Tomahawk was approved in only six months by partnering with LPC Conservation, LLC of Edmond, Oklahoma under an existing range wide umbrella conservation banking agreement that was approved by the USFWS in May 2014.
Lyle Johnson, a landowner in Brookings County, owned land containing a perpetual conservation easement.* 1 He entered into an easement agreement in 2010 to preserve his land for conservation purposes.

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