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general

/gen·er·al/ (jen´er-al) affecting many parts or all parts of the organism; not local.

70s, the rules of

A mnemonic for CNS tumors
70s, rule of
General 70% are primary CNS neoplasms, 70% of primary CNS neoplasms are glial, 70% of primary glial tumors are astrocytomas; 70% of astrocytomas are high grade
Children 70% of tumors arise in the posterior fossa, 70% of those occurring before age 2 are medulloblastomas; 70% of supratentorial tumors are craniopharyngiomas
Adults 70% are in the hemispheres, 70% of those in the pineal region are germinomas, 70% of those in the pituitary gland are adenomas, of which 70% are chromophobe adenomas

general

in a clinical context means whole of body.

general clinical assessment
an overall statement on the patient's state of health.
general clinical examination
a complete clinical examination including all body systems.
general populations
include all classes and levels of animals (or plants) without any attempt to categorize them.
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Twelve per cent of the general public and nine per cent of informed citizens said they trust non-governmental organisations (NGO), said Tiquia, adding that NGOs offer social development projects and assistance to poor and marginalised sectors of Philippine society.
The new e-system provides an integrated mechanism for effective communication with the general public.
Communication strategies for the general public most frequently involve television sound bites, press conferences with dignitaries and health officials, and targeted release of information to mass media outlets such as newspapers and Internet sites (14).
But for the most part, the merits of single-stream versus traditional processing, or whether waste-to-energy and landfill cover uses qualify as recycling, are not debates in which most members of the general public will become involved.
The general public also likes to see scenic farms with well-kept buildings, grazing animals, maintained landscapes and a healthy environment.
is now being distributed to relevant professional groups, such as the IEEE Surge Protective Devices Committee, and to the general public.
Jim Tolve, a spokesman for TIAA-CREF, said opening enrollment to the general public is part of a strategy to bring more of the company's products into the retail market.
Soliciting club membership is important when membership is declining; however, making excess information available to the general public, via the Web, may not be appropriate.
According to the poll, 26% of the general public was familiar with what CPAs do.
Valdes's main objective, however, is not to increase the number of Olympic hopefuls, but to expose the general public to DanceSport and, she hopes, to win its attention and support.
Law enforcement officials routinely inform the general public of their activities, and often use the news media to present this information, as well as to convey their side of a particular incident or their position on an issue.
Ralph Nader tried to make the evils of Microsoft a popular rallying point and got nowhere; techies and lawyers may care, but the general public just wants computers that work.