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end point

the completion of a reaction.
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end point

Outcome, see there Clinical trials A measured outcome that marks the closure of a particular clinical question; EPs may be true–eg, reduction of mortality, prolongation of life, or surrogate–eg, lowering of BP, ↓ arrhythmias Lab medicine Any final point in a reaction or process, at which time the results are analyzed or interpreted.
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end point

(end poynt)
Overused jargon for termination or conclusion.
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For example, Arabic numbers themselves contain numbers of end points that can be used to count that many items.
Once the start and end points for the scan are input, the operator can do other tasks.