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a person or group of persons serving as an available support and source of aid because of intellectual or personal capabilities.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


The components of a system–eg, equipment, space, and labor, available to perform a task Managed care The source of financial support–eg, insurance, personal income
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


(rē′sors″, rē-sors′) [Fr. ressourse, relief, resource]
1. An asset, valuable commodity, or service.
2. Anything, e.g., medical supplies, held in reserve.

renewable resource

Any material that replenishes itself, grows naturally in the environment, or is constant, e.g., vegetable matter and wood, solar radiation, wave action, or wind.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners


  1. any potential product of an area.
  2. a food supply.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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* As part of its efforts to help members grapple with staffing and succession issues, the Institute has created a series of resources specially tailored for members in smaller firms.
will make this process much easier because it allows us to search for resources by readability level and state standards, which is invaluable."

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