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MUTATION, French law. This term is synonymous with change, and is particularly applied to designate the change which takes place in the property of a thing in its transmission from one person to another; permutation therefore happens when, the owner of the thing sells, exchanges or gives it. It is nearly synonymous with transfer. (q.v.) Merl. Repert. h.t.

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7-9) Our study results show the severity of loss of function before surgey is a reliable factor to find patients at high risk for postoperative NE and HAC (Table 4).
3) Temporary degradation or loss of function or performance, which requires operator intervention or system reset,
People with sepsis are usually very ill, weak, have a great loss of function, suffer from mental confusion, and are sometimes unresponsive or comatose.
The workforce changes needed include a more consistent focus on preventing and delaying loss of function, and restoration of function; a focus on how best to meet the needs and optimise the potential of the individual, rather than simply assessing their eligibility for available services; co-ordination and active management of care plans, with development of care co-ordinator/ health navigator role; and using the expertise of specialists in the care of older people to develop the capability of the wider health workforce, informal carers and older people themselves.
Now, a group of French scientists has discovered that dietary deficiency of omega-3 fats in animals causes a loss of function in certain central nervous system receptors that are crucial for neurotransmission and a healthy mood.
More severely ill--about 10 times more likely to experience extreme loss of function (39 percent vs.
Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need to Know" analyzes this more advanced version of multiple sclerosis, which does not let up and offers a more constant loss of function.
Chance of loss of function of an organ or limb (hesron eyver) Some authorities maintain that there is a fifth category:
It has been suggested (5,8) that subtotal resection of neurofibromas that are tender or that cause deformity or a loss of function is preferable to a complete excision; the latter procedure may result in a loss of normal tissue and still not prevent a recurrence.
The most common reason cited for the activity limitation was risk of traumatic loss of function of the remaining kidney.
Allergen Options: Systems to replace standard milk and vegetable-based emulsifiers and binders by non-allergenic alternatives, without loss of function.
People with homozygous mutations that cause partial loss of function may not be detected when, under conditions of high iodide intake, full preservation of iodide concentrating function is not required to achieve normal hormone synthesis.