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Funds set aside to cover future expenses, losses, or claims. To retain; to keep in store for future or special use; to postpone to a future time.A legal reserve is a monetary account required by law to be established by insurance companies and banks as protection against losses.

A trial court reserves a point of law by setting it aside for future consideration and allowing the trial to proceed as if the question had been resolved, subject to alteration of the judgment in the event the court en banc decides the question differently.

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v. to keep for oneself a right or a portion of the real property when transferring (conveying) a parcel of real estate to another. (See: reservation)

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Multifactorial determinants of reduced coronary flow reserve after dipyridamole in dilated cardiomyopathy.
Coronary flow reserve in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy.
Our study revealed an independent relationship of decreased coronary flow reserve with increased aortic stiffness, waist circumference or systolic blood pressure.
The cluster of metabolic and hemodynamic abnormalities present in metabolic syndrome is associated with impaired coronary flow reserve. Waist circumference, systolic blood pressure or aortic stiffness has an independent association with coronary microvascular dysfunction.
Impaired coronary flow reserve in patients with metabolic syndrome.
Impaired coronary flow reserve evaluated by using echocardiography is associated with increased aortic stiffness in patients with metabolic syndrome: an observational study.
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Measurement of coronary flow reserve (CFR) is used to assess epicardial coronary arteries and to examine the integrity of the coronary microvascular circulation.