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wa·ter·shed

(wah'tĕr-shed),
1. The area of marginal blood flow at the extreme periphery of a vascular bed.
2. Slopes in the abdominal cavity, formed by projections of the lumbar vertebrae and the pelvic brim, that determine the direction in which a free effusion gravitates when the body is supine.

wa·ter·shed

(waw'tĕr-shed)
1. The area of marginal blood flow at the extreme periphery of a vascular bed.
2. Slopes in the abdominal cavity, formed by projections of the lumbar vertebrae and the pelvic brim, which determine the direction in which a free effusion will gravitate when the body is in a supine position.

watershed

a dividing line, such as a ridge, between two different river systems.

wa·ter·shed

(waw'tĕr-shed)
1. Area of marginal blood flow at the extreme periphery of a vascular bed.
2. Slopes in the abdominal cavity, formed by projections of the lumbar vertebrae and the pelvic brim.
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He said that the project was focused on sustainable watershed management practices which will ultimately increase the farming community resilience to climate change through stimulated adoption of improved practices.
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