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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 conservational analysis revealed that E18D is highly conserved with a score of 8.
The village communities need to be educated on the drawbacks of this fishing practice and conservational importance of freshwater fish species richness in the area.
According to technique precursors Kuehn and Davidson (1961), data reconciliation is a tool that, among a wide range of applications, allows optimum adjustment measures and estimates based on spatial redundancy and model conceived by conservational balances of mass and energy.
The MoU between Qatar Cool and Tarsheed lays out plans of advancement in conservational awareness and improvements focused around energy efficiency.
Therefore, the lower the frequency of soil disturbance and the maturity of the conservational tillage, the higher is the probability of organic C storage.
An interesting mix of mainland and Antillean flora, but more related to the latter and thus of great conservational significance".
To disclose these usual trends and styles, it is important to use a broad classical learning style that classifies each learner's strengths and predilections across the complete range of functional, sociological, spiritual, expressive, and conservational basis2.
We are proud to be part of these conservational activities which reflect Mourjan Marinas' commitment to creating eco-friendly environments across all of our facilities."
Although the conservational effort allocated to the Atlantic Forest biome exceeds the average of tropical forests, most protected areas are too small to ensure long-term species persistence and are too far away from each other to allow species mobility (TABARELLI et al., 2010).
These moments suggest that while Forshaw's background as a journalist informs the book's intelligently conservational tone, it also limits the complexity of his analysis.
As an initial evaluative step, there is a need to understand effectiveness of preservation and conservational interventions held by authorities in this area.

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