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zone

 [zōn]
an encircling region or area; by extension, any area with specific characteristics or boundary.
ciliary zone the outer of the two regions into which the anterior surface of the iris is divided by the collarette.
comfort zone an environmental temperature between 13 and 21°C (55 and 70°F) with a humidity of 30 to 55 per cent.
epileptogenic zone an area, stimulation of which may provoke an epileptic seizure.
erogenous zone (erotogenic zone) in psychoanalytic theory, an area of the body through which the libido expresses itself and which is therefore susceptible to erotic excitation upon stimulation; the primary sites are the oral, anal, and genital regions, but the other body orifices, breasts, and skin are also included.
zone of partial preservation in spinal cord injury, an area of only partial damage that may include up to three consecutive spinal segments caudal to the level of the injury.
pupillary zone the inner of the two regions into which the anterior surface of the iris is divided by the collarette.
transition zone (transitional zone) any anatomical region that marks the point at which the constituents of a structure change from one type to another; for example, the circle in the equator of the ocular lens in which epithelial fibers are developed into lens fibers, or the zone (anocutaneous line) that marks the junction of stratified squamous epithelium with columnar epithelium.

zone

(zōn), [TA]
A segment; any encircling or beltlike structure, either external or internal, longitudinal or transverse.
See also: area, band, region, space, spot.
Synonym(s): zona (1) [TA]
[L. zona]
Environment See Zone of Alienation
Sports medicine
(1) A popular term used by some athletes for heart rates—zones—that reflect the intensity of a workout or exercise routine
(2) A popular term for a state of maximum physical, mental and psychological performance (‘the zone’)
Vox populi A place, area or region with specified boundaries

zone

(zōn) [TA]
A segment; any encircling or beltlike structure, either external or internal, longitudinal or transverse.
See also: area, band, region, space, spot
Synonym(s): zona (1) .
[L. zona]

zone

any division or specific area. See SEA ZONATION, ZONATION.

zone

(zōn) [TA]
A segment; any encircling or beltlike structure, either external or internal, longitudinal or transverse.
[L. zona]
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Inaugurating special economic zones and industrial-development activities-meant for spurring economic growth and generating jobs for hordes in the queue-she also vowed that there would no jobless youths in Bangladesh in the near future.
Kruskal Wallis Anova did not identify statistical difference of the performance coefficient of the serve of each court zone that the volleyball player practiced the skill, H (2) = 2.45, p = 0.29.
The UAE's Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has added three new free zones to the list of designated zones that will be out of the five per cent VAT scope imposed earlier this year.
Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road
The Ministry said in a statement on Thursday: "Although Designated Zones are part of the UAE territory, for VAT purposes, they are treated as being outside the UAE.
However, there are possible downsides to free zone areas.
Located near Hamad International Airport, Zone 1 will cover around 4 km[sup.2] and is assigned to logistics and air freight, electronics, pharmaceutical industries and global warehouses.
Zone C is a 50-foot zone in which all dead and dying vegetation must be removed, as well as 50 percent of live vegetation.
So, the bathypelagic zone has no living plants, which require energy from the sun to grow.
The Yellow Brick Road zone is a steeply dipping gold-bearing zone with grab samples containing 5.85 g/t of gold.
Traveling east, you set your watch one hour later when you enter a new time zone. Traveling west, you set it one hour earlier for each time zone.