privileged site

priv·i·leged site

an anatomic area lacking lymphatic drainage, such as the brain, cornea, and hamster cheek pouch, in which heterologous tumors may grow because the host does not become sensitized.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

priv·i·leged site

(priv'i-lĕjd sīt)
An anatomic area lacking lymphatic drainage, such as the brain, cornea, and hamster cheek pouch, in which heterologous tumors may grow because the host does not become sensitized.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Fernando Valerio-Holguin reads the same collection with an emphasis on food as a privileged site for thinking about globalization and its complex cultural encounters.
Indeed, many argue that she has privileged site over artwork, and that her choice of spaces--such as collectors' homes and auction houses--determines what appears in front of her lens more than her own predilections and taste.
Dussere sees noir as a "privileged site of investigation" because "noir texts are in their essence about authenticity" (4).
The prostate gland represents a privileged site: the acidic pH (6.4) of prostatic fluid and the tissue's lipid membrane constitute a 'blood-prostate barrier' for most antibiotics, so penetration is poor and efficacy generally limited (Nicola, 2006).
Gordon observes that even though the massacres and deportations of Jews took place primarily in the central and northern regions of Italy, because of the importance of Rome to the Catholic Church, Judaism, fascism, and the antifascist resistance, the city became a privileged site for the production of Holocaust knowledge.
It is here that Rowland reaps the reward of the meticulous readings that make up the first half of the book: the rhetoric of infancy emerges as central to the construction of literary history, transforming the nursery into a privileged site, within which the 'primitive' past is preserved.
In keeping with that perspective, the articles by Frederick Cooper, Florence Bernault, Didier Gondola, and Nicolas Bancel suggest that the cites have become a privileged site for Franco-African international relations, a site where the logic behind the nebulous notion of "Francafrique" is applied, because the leading principle of racial hierarchy that surrounded the idea of the civilizing mission seems to be the guiding principle of the French government's reaction to urban violence in the marginalized peripheries.
He argues that both Seneca and Petronius "attempt to move beyond the body as the privileged site for determining moral self-worth."
Tounsi pointed out that the event, placed under the theme "New Tunisia, New Opportunities," will convey the message to the attending investors that Tunisia "remains a privileged site which offers competitive advantages, an environment suitable for doing business and a country that possesses a transparent regulatory framework."
They are a privileged site for hearing the Spirit of God who groans in the human heart and the suffering world when something new is struggling into existence and when the Spirit is being stifled."
More than a setting, Wojcik argues that the apartment in these narratives comes to motivate, shape or influence the narrative in key ways, and functions as a 'privileged site for representing an important alternative to dominant discourses of and about America' (p.
The eye is an immune privileged site due to the protection of the subretinal space by a blood-ocular barrier, and as a result only low and transient doses of immunosuppression were used.