zone

(redirected from zones)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to zones: Time zones

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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

zone

any division or specific area. See SEA ZONATION, ZONATION.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

zone

(zōn) [TA]
A segment; any encircling or beltlike structure, either external or internal, longitudinal or transverse.
[L. zona]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Carbondale is one of 14 applicants approved by the Illinois Enterprise Zone Board.
The 13 economic zones the foundation stones of which were laid are Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Industrial Estate (comprised of Mirsarai, Sitakunda and Feni economic zones) in Chattogram and Feni, Mirsarai Economic Zone-2A, BGMEA Garments Park (Mirsarai) in Chattogram, Mongla Economic Zone-2 in Bagerhat, Moheshkhali Economic Zone in Cox's Bazar, Jamalpur Economic Zone in Jamalpur, Sirajnganj Economic Zone in Sirajganj, Akij Economic Zone in Mymensingh, Cumilla Economic Zone in Cumilla, Bashundhara Special Economic Zone (Keraniganj) and Arisha Economic Zone in Dhaka, and Standard Global Economic Zone and Hosendi Economic Zone in Munshiganj.
The notification said that the Uptown Zone would comprise new development and up-scale residentital areas and shopping malls.
The data of the performance coefficient (PC) of the serve of each court zone were presented in table 5.
However, this time with renewed conviction, Pakistan can rely on the successful experience of China in the establishment of special economic zones under the ambit of CPEC.
According to the FTA, the newly-added free zones are Al Ain International Airport Free Zone, Al Bateen Executive Airport Free Zone in Abu Dhabi, and International Humanitarian City - Jebel Ali in Dubai.
The Ministry clarified that according to the Law and relevant Cabinet Decisions, a "Designated Zone" is a specific fenced geographic area that has security measures and Customs controls in place to monitor entry and exit of individuals and movement of goods to and from the area, and are listed in a Cabinet Decision as Designated Zones, which differ from free zones in terms of definition and conditions.
The Ministry noted that Designated Zones - a specific fenced geographic area that has security measures and Customs controls in place to monitor entry and exit of individuals and movement of goods to and from the area - differed from Free Zones.
RAHUL DHADPHALE, REGIONAL DIRECTOR -- MIDDLE EAST AT LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL AND PROBIR CHAKROBARTY, COO, RAKIA DISCUSS THE DEVELOPMENT OF UAE'S FREE ZONES
"We have a phased approach on all the economic zones. The master planning of Zones 1 and 3 will be ready by the second quarter of 2014.
Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone (WFTZ) topped the list, followed by the free zone of San Luis Potosi in Mexico.
Summary: London - The Tangier free zone was ranked eighth worldwide for 2010/2011, according to a global ranking of economic zones conducted by British magazine Foreign Direct Investment (fDi).