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sanctuary

 [sangk´choo-ar″e]
an area in the body where a drug tends to collect and to escape metabolic breakdown.

sanctuary

/sanc·tu·ary/ (sangk´choo-ar″e) an area in the body where a drug tends to collect and to escape metabolic breakdown.
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It's a huge problem for the public, lawmakers, and press to distinguish real sanctuaries from phony ones," describes Kellie Heckman, GFAS' executive director.
While there are several popular wildlife sanctuaries like Corbett National Park, Gir Forest National Park, Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, among others, there are some natural reserves yet to be explored.
Today, birds are inspiring a growing number of people to make more trips to the chirping woods of India's bird sanctuaries than ever.
The recent creation of a national group called Sanctuaries of New Zealand reflects the growing number of people who see the benefits.
The UK network Sea Life centres and Sanctuaries is poised to unveil an array of spectacular new features in 2006.
Impressively enhanced with 609 color and 40 b/w illustrations, along with 10 maps and 3 foldouts, Games And Sanctuaries In Ancient Greece: Olympia, Delphi, Isthmia, Nemea, Athens by Panos Valavanis (Associate Professor of Archaeology, University of Athens) is an informed and informative 448 page, "coffee table book" compendium showcasing the history of the Hellenic games, the athletes, the sanctuaries, the cities, and the legacy of the ancient Greeks who some 2,500 years ago created the enduring traditions of the Olympic games that continues down to this very day.
This lavishly illustrated folio volume is described as the fruit of five years spent following the pilgrim routes to Marian sanctuaries scattered all over Europe; it portrays seventy of the most important sanctuaries.
RS Information Systems (RSIS) has been chosen by the National Ocean Service (NOS) to perform a range of scientific and technical work that includes the use of scuba divers to support the federal agency's National Marine Sanctuaries Division.
That's why calling these regions sanctuaries "is a crock," argues John C.
From the coral reefs of the Florida Keys to the biologically rich waters of the Channel Islands, the 13 US marine sanctuaries offer glimpses of resources that have long been dramatically undervalued and under appreciated.
The NOAA National Marine Sanctuary Program manages 13 national marine sanctuaries and one coral reef ecosystem reserve that together encompass more than 150,000 square miles of America's ocean and Great Lakes natural and cultural resources.