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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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Preservation of historic buildings is important, but preservation of our constitutional rights is vital," said Barry W.
Landmark preservation is important, but we must ensure that our Constitution is not scrapped in the process.
In December, the Contra Costa Times reported that $3 million had been secured from private sources, and $10 million was being sought from a state fund for historic preservation.
Paul Offner, who runs Medicaid in the District of Columbia, is even harsher, calling attorneys' asset preservation work "a relatively amoral activity" and characterizing their practices as "chicanery.
Richard Dahlgren, an attorney for the Arkansas Department of Human Services who has tried several cases involving asset preservation, says courts have come down on both sides of the issue.
Canker Kill[TM] is a natural, environmentally safe product developed by Preservation Sciences that treats citrus canker.
Harrison, Chief Executive Officer of Preservation Sciences.
Natural Choice is a trademark of Preservation Sciences, Inc.
The event is held at the San Diego Convention Center, and Preservation Sciences has booth # 1725.
Preservation Sciences will continue to increase its presence through tradeshows and advertising in 2006.