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Harm, diminution, or destruction of an organ, body part, system, or function.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr., fr. L. damnum, loss, harm]
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Also, the need for technical interventions to try and minimally alter the social context described as "unfavorable context, damageable, environment not very favorable to recovery and regeneration", among others, was not mentioned in any of the verdicts.
For particularly damageable or deteriorating ingredients such as flakes, chips, nuts, etc.
Originally introduced in relation to damageable consequences of traffic accidents or insurable damages, the tort exception has been expressly debated in the ILC Ad Hoc Working Group given the recent developments in state practice and national legislation concerning the exception to state immunity in the case of death or personal injury resulting from acts of a state, committed not in the territory of the forum state, which constitute serious violations of human rights norms that have the character of jus cogens.
30,31,35,36) The fact that an increase in reinfections did not parallel trends in associated complications suggests that frequent infections are not as damageable to reproductive health as long-lasting untreated infections.
The new 8110 line offers higher temperatures than the 8000 line, along with moderate flows and pressure levels to accommodate cleaning applications involving sensitive equipment and damageable surfaces.