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in·ten·sive

(in-ten'siv),
Relating to or marked by intensity; denoting a form of treatment by means of very large doses or of substances possessing great strength or activity.

intensive

(ĭn-tĕn′sĭv)
Rel. to or marked by intensity.

intensive

of great force or intensity or concentration.

intensive care unit (ICU)
a hospital unit in which is concentrated special equipment and specially trained personnel for the care of seriously ill patients requiring immediate and continuous attention. Called also critical care unit (CCU).
intensive lambing
see shed lambing.
intensive livestock production
production on small acreage with a high stocking rate, e.g. on irrigated pasture, in feedlots, fattening barns, chicken battery houses, Singaporean animal flats, Californian drylots.
intensive husbandry systems
see intensive livestock production (above).
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The company also stated that dilution from the McKesson acquisition will increase in the range of $9 million-$12 million more than originally expected, as OMI is spending more intensively in integrating and converting the McKesson acute care distribution business.
The focus of the ministerial conference, WTO's top decision-making body, which meets approximately every two years, is on a package of issues that have been negotiated intensively over the past few months.
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Most turkeys and ducks farmed for major supermarkets are intensively reared, the charity said.
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