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ORYX

A proprietary methodology that enables standardized outcome and performance measurement for health care organizations; established by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Oryx

a genus of antelopes.

Oryx algazel
see oryx.
Oryx gazella
see gemsbok.

oryx

a large, graceful antelope with curved horns. Called also Oryx algazel.
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According to sanctuary spokesperson Hamed bin Mahmoud al-Harsousi, for years the goal was a basic one - ensure Oryx survival by "helping the animals here reproduce and multiply," the report said.
The Arabian Oryx is said to have inspired the legend of the unicorn, however, the battle that the Oryx has waged against extinction is legend itself.
At the Qasr Al Sarab Protected Area around 200km away from Abu Dhabi, in the presence of ministers and senior officials, the beautiful, graceful sight of the oryx being enabled to freely inhabit their habitat made for a rewarding scene.
Oryx claims its system is "a million times more sensitive" than, traditional LiDAR.
Oryx will employ an experienced hand to supervise the new line.
With the commissioning of Oryx, we expand our international footprint into the Middle East and in the coming months, we will deepen our presence in the region.
Shaikh Mohammed was briefed during the visit by Abdullah Al Shaheen, chairman of Oryx Industries and deputy chairman and managing director of State Holding Group of Qatar, along with a number of government officials and businessmen, on the accomplishments made by the group and the new expansions achieved by its subsidiaries.
The decision was taken at the extraordinary general meeting (EGM) of the unit holders of the bank muscat Oryx Fund held on 15th July, 2014.
The Oryx, which recently arrived in Abu Dhabi, have been transferred to the Delaika Conservation and Breeding facility managed by EAD.
A joint venture between state-owned Qatar Petroleum (QP, 51 per cent) and Sasol Synfuels International (SSI, 41 per cent), Oryx GTL represents a long-term vision of Qatar's leadership, under the guidance of His Highness the Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, to maximise the value of the nation's natural gas.
Oryx Energies, part of Geneva-based energy group Addax & Oryx Group Ltd, or AOG, said that it had agreed to take over the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution businesses in South Africa of UKa[euro](tm)s BP Plc (LON:BP) and South Africaa[euro](tm)s Masana Petroleum Solutions (Pty) Ltd.