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pathfinder

 [path´fīnd-er]
an instrument for locating urethral strictures.

path·find·er

(path'fīnd-ĕr),
A filiform bougie for introduction through a narrow stricture to serve as a guide for the passage of a larger sound or catheter.

pathfinder

A UK term used to describe a shadow commissioning consortium which has successfully applied to the British government’s GP consortia Pathfinder Programme. To become a pathfinder, the consortium must demonstrate progress in particular areas like GP leadership and support, local authority engagement and an ability to contribute to the delivery of the local QIPP agenda.

path·find·er

(path'fīnd-ĕr)
A filiform bougie introduced through a narrow stricture that serves as a guide for the passage of a larger sound or catheter.

path·find·er

(path'fīnd-ĕr)
A filiform bougie introduced through a narrow stricture that serves as a guide for the passage of a larger sound or catheter.
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"Nissan Sentra has a price ranging from Dh57,000 to Dh75,000, ex-showroom, while the Pathfinder's price across four variants ranges from Dh119,000 to Dh170,000," Irfan Tansel, chief executive of Al Masaood Automobiles told a news conference.
Pathfinder graduates have gone on to postsecondary education, business and industry, and the military.
In 1945, aged 11, Eileen joined the youth club - Pathfinders at Benwell High Cross, which was run by the Co-op's Education Service.
Large headlamps, angled strut-style grille and a sweeping hood hint at the power underneath, while Pathfinder's broad shoulder line, large integrated fender flares covering purposeful wheel and tyre combinations and distinctive C-pillar with high-mounted rear door handles reinforce the distinctive Pathfinder appearance.
I am extremely pleased to see that Pathfinder Health India has undertaken this project to revive family medicine and strengthen the role of family doctors who are equipped to provide the much needed holistic, affordable and quality healthcare solutions across urban and rural communities."
* ON THE MARCH: Pathfinders parade from Christian Fellowship Church, St Thomas's Road, Huddersfield (JH100911Aparade-02/04/03) Purchase: www.examiner.co.uk/buyaphoto 01484 430000 ext 7778
To reach this goal, we have created a common language between patients, nurses, physicians and Pathfinders for communicating coping skills," said Tina Staley, director of Pathfinders.
Alex Sinclair, Chief Technology Officer of the GSMA added: "PathFinder will accelerate the rollout of innovative IP-based services that will be the key to ensuring profitability in tomorrow's industry.
The seven-seater Pathfinder is extremely comfortable to drive and despite its size, manoeuvrability is very good.
Mr Mitchell's comments followed criticism of Pathfinder schemes by the Audit Commission, the national spending watchdog.
The homes the Pathfinder wants to demolish here are indeed half the price of many of the houses it plans to build in their stead.
The Pathfinder may not have the same comforts as more luxurious off-roaders, although it does come with standard alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, CDplayer and six airbags, but it definitely has the right stuff for a big 4x4.