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reserve

 [re-zerv´]
1. to hold back for future use.
2. a supply beyond that ordinarily used, for use in an emergency.
alkali reserve (alkaline reserve) see alkali reserve.
cardiac reserve an increase in cardiac output related to an increase in heart rate or stroke volume to meet body requirements.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·serve

(rĕ-zĕrv'),
Something available but held back for later use, as strength or carbohydrates.
[L. re-servo, to keep back, reserve]
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reserve

Physiology A capacity or capability to be used in an emergency. See Cardiac reserve, Coronary vasodilator reserve, Resistance reserve.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

re·serve

(rē-zĕrv')
Something available but held back for later use.
[L. re-servo, to keep back, reserve]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

re·serve

(rē-zĕrv')
Something available but held back for later use.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Stock insurers that are reserving this business, under the current language of AG 38, are using a lapse assumption, he said.
But beginning in 1995, overall reserving patterns started changing as reinsurers began to harvest available reserve redundancies from prior accident years and reduce funding of the old latent liabilities.
The Board also scheduled increases in the fee, to 20 basis points in April 1995 and 25 basis points in April 1996, while reserving the right to change the the level of these fees or the timetable for their implementation in light of experience with the program.(6)