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period

noun age, bout, continuance, course, duration, eon, epoch, era, hitch, interval, juncture, length of time, limited time, point, season, shift, span, spell, stage, stint, stretch, tenure, term, time, time interval, time stretch, tour, while
Associated concepts: period of redemption
See also: age, annum, cycle, date, duration, expiration, life, moratorium, tenure, term, time
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Scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are testing a new approach designed to speed a patient's recovery of blood counts during a vulnerable period after stem-cell transplant.
That's a very vulnerable period of time for brain development," he said, adding that those with a family history of schizophrenia and psychosis appear to be more affected by the toxic effects of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.
In a letter to Denbighshire County Council the consultants say: "It would not result in an over-concentration of non-A1 (retail) uses within the principal shopping frontage and would support the vitality and viability of Rhyl town centre during a vulnerable period by increasing the market appeal of the application site and reducing the potential for any sustained period of vacancy.
Attorneys representing Spears say Lutfi was preying on the singer during a vulnerable period in her life.
One of our flights during this end of deployment vulnerable period showed just what can happen.
However, passively transferred antibodies may protect them at this otherwise vulnerable period in their lives.
Is this yet another example of a multinational company trying to influence mothers during a most vulnerable period through 'scare tactics'?
The descending limb of the T wave represents the transmural dispersion of repolarization and is considered to be a vulnerable period for electrical interruption.
This was a course of behaviour during a very vulnerable period of her life.
Winter is such a vulnerable period for birds, so winter bird distributions are likely to be very sensitive to change.
We are in a very, very severe and vulnerable period in our lives," he said.
Heather Hill-Vasquez in Sacred Players examines medieval drama in its most vulnerable period, early Protestant England, suggesting we should see it as "an important second life for the religious drama in England" rather than as a time of decline (3).