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A prefix that denotes jointness or the state of being conjunct or united. To be together, with, or not separate from; conjoint or combined.

A corespondent in a lawsuit is one who is joined as a defendant in the suit. A co-owner is a person who owns something in conjunction with another person. A co-administrator is one who jointly handles the management of property with one or more persons.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

CO. A prefix or particle in the nature of an inseparable proposition, signifying with or in conjunction. Con and the Latin cum are equivalent, as, co-executors, co-obligor. It is also used as an abbreviation for company as, John Smith & Co.

Co. Litt. 126.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The agency stated ClearMate consist of a gas mixer, valves, meters, breathing circuits, an oxygen reservoir, a mask and hoses and works by speeding up the elimination of carbon monoxide from the body.
Carbon monoxide is the cause of death of many people around the globe each year.
Breathe-Safe Strategies In addition to installing carbon monoxide detectors, make sure that any flues and chimneys in your home are checked annually for blockages, and if you use a fireplace during the winter make sure the flue is open.
Al Essai explains that carbon monoxide poisoning is so dangerous because the signs and symptoms can be easy to miss.
He never suspected his symptoms to be caused by carbon monoxide and this is why awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, as well as extra precautions when going on a trip away, even for a night, are so crucial."
Mr Tami said: "I was surprised that there are 4.5m people in the UK who are over 65 and who do not have a carbon monoxide alarm fitted.
Dominic Jenkins, Senior Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Deputy Chair for Clinical Affairs at HMC, warns residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and the particular danger of burning wood and charcoal indoors.
Chimneys and flues can allow carbon monoxide to invade living spaces without you knowing it.
However, another officer who was not involved in the crash was also admitted to hospital after a high level of carbon monoxide was detected in his body.
* Unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning is defined by International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision codes X47 (underlying cause of death) and T58 (toxic effect of carbon monoxide as multiple-cause-of-death).

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