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1. An end or ending, particularly a nerve ending.
2. Induced ending of a pregnancy.
Synonym(s): terminatio [TA]
[L. terminatio]

termination (of subject)

An older term for the ending (discontinuation) of a subject’s/patient’s participation in a clinical trial.

termination (of trial)

A clinical trial term of art for the premature discontinuation—for any reason—of the study before its planned end.


An end or ending. A termination or ending, particularly a nerve ending.
[L. terminatio]


n the gradual ending of deep relaxation that allows the individual to slowly become alert to the surroundings. Also called
arousal and
return to everyday activity.

Patient discussion about termination

Q. I heard that HIV is no longer considered a terminal illness?!? I saw a T.V. program about it and they said it’s a “chronic disease”. What does that means?? Is it true?

A. It’s true, it’s no longer considered terminal, but believe me, don’t throw away your condoms…the medication prolongs life and give you a chance to live but they are expensive and have nasty side effects. Enough to make you consider stop using them, and then the HIV comes back like nothing happened. Protect your self. It’s MUCH cheaper and wiser..

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Aetna and Humana talked about termination fees sooner than Anthem and Cigna.
Title to the condominium property vests in a termination trustee specified in the Plan and all liens are discharged from the property but attach to proceeds generated by the sale of the property by the termination trustee.
Construction contracts typically encompass terms governing the unilateral termination of a contract in the event of default by one party of its contractual obligations.
The corporation and persons who were shareholders during the period of the termination agree to make any adjustments the IRS requires that are consistent with the treatment of the corporation as an S corporation (Regs.
While there is no perfect way to prevent wrongful termination suits, attention to employment laws will minimize the risk to companies.
The data suggest that for 6 months, Voyager 1 was inside the termination shock, says Krimigis.
You should likewise take legal issues into account when entering a distribution agreement so as to be able to negotiate from a stronger position in case of a wrongful termination or similar claim.
Why do providers so rarely challenge termination and why are reversals even rarer?
years and LVD SCSI termination is a combination of regulators and termination with current mirrors.
In order to perform its function, a termination is required to be coupled to a heat sink capable of conducting away all of the termination's dissipated heat for as long as operation in the failure condition continues.

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