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tran·si·tion

(tran-si'shŭn),
1. Passage from one condition or one part to another.
2. In polynucleic acid, replacement of a purine base by another purine base or a pyrimidine base by a different pyrimidine.
[L. transitio, fr. transeo, pp. -itus, to go across]

transition

(trăn-zĭsh′ən, -sĭsh′-)
n.
1. Change from one form, state, style, or place to another.
2. Genetics A point mutation in which a pyrimidine is replaced by another pyrimidine, or a purine is replaced by another purine.
3. A period during childbirth that precedes the expulsive phase of labor, characterized by strong uterine contractions and nearly complete cervical dilation.
intr.v. transi·tioned, transi·tioning, transi·tions
To make a transition.

tran·si′tion·al, tran·si′tion·ar′y (-zĭsh′ə-nĕr′ē) adj.
tran·si′tion·al·ly adv.

transition

As used in UK medical education, the changeover from the pre-Modernising Medical Careers programme, which began on 1 August, 2007, and ends when the last trainee appointed under the old curriculum completes his or her training.
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The transition commission will have "the power to establish its office, appoint and hire its own officials and employees, as may be necessary."
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Carol Greenlee, chair of the Pediatric to Adult Care Transitions Initiative and chair of the ACP's Council of Subspecialty Societies.
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Department of Education's Policy to Performance project was funded in 2009 to build the capacity of state adult basic education (ABE) staff to develop and implement policies and practices that would support an ABE transition system.