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preservation

 [prĕ-zer-va´shun]
maintenance.
fertility preservation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing information, counseling, and treatment that facilitates reproductive health and the ability to conceive. See also fertility.

preservation,

n something that maintains the potency of a remedy or herb. An example of this would be using alcohol along with water.

preservation,

n a neurologic phenomenon such as the involuntary repetition of motor response or the continuation of a sensation after the adequate external stimulus has ceased.

preservation

1. of food by any means which will inhibit the growth of microorganisms. Includes salting, wet pickling, drying, cold storage, smoking, vacuum packing, heating, gamma-radiation.
2. preservation of specimens for teaching purposes.
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Growth in the global construction industry is estimated to be one of the major factors driving the wood preservation chemicals market.
Lyall (1994) has long identified preservation knowledge as a significant factor in preservation endeavor by his assertion that "the level of knowledge in a country is one of the four major factors that determine the ability of any country to develop a satisfactory preservation programme for information resources.
The time for a preservation curriculum has arrived as historic landmarks in New York City and beyond crumble under the weight of decades of age, weather and pollution.
These approvals bring to 1,923 the number of apartments preserved under the Corporation's Section 202 Preservation Program, begun in December 2004.
If preservation of digitally born resources was already a problem before the advent of Web services, the shift to new distribution efforts will require an even more focused and intentional effort on the part of libraries to preserve data.
city government has rarely had more than one full-time employee dedicated to historic preservation.
Historic preservation: This may be met by showing the preservation of a "historically important land area" or "certified historic structure.
Preservation might not be an organization's key function but rather a component of its broader vision.
Preserving the "look and feel" of original records is a key element of good records preservation, and it is one of the key elements of 21 CFR part 11.
Preservation of historic buildings is important, but preservation of our constitutional rights is vital," said Barry W.
The Preservation Trades Network (PTN) is a nonprofit organization that brings together construction trades members in the fields of historic preservation, restoration, conservation, architecture, engineering and development.
The preservation project has a multi-fold purpose: manage growth, protect environmentally endangered lands, improve water quality and increase public access to natural areas.