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distribution

n. the act of dividing up the assets of an estate or trust, or paying out profits or assets of a corporation or business according to the ownership percentages. (See: distribute)

distribution

1 the apportioning of the estate of a deceased intestate among the persons entitled to share in it.
2 after a bankruptcy order has been made, the trustee, having gathered in the bankrupt's estate, must distribute the assets available for distribution in accordance with the prescribed order of payment. All debts proved in the bankruptcy in the same category of priority rank PARI PASSU. See also CORPORATION TAX.

DISTRIBUTION. By this term is understood the division of an intestate's estate according to law.
     2. The English statute of 22 and 23 Car. II. c. 10, which was itself probably borrowed from the 118th Novel of Justinian, is the foundation of, perhaps, most acts of distribution in the several states. Vide 2 Kent, Com. 342, note; 8 Com. Dig. 522; 11 Vin. Ab. 189, 202; Com. Dig. Administration, H.

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Out of the 50 patients, acute acalculous cholecystitis was found in 5 (10.0%) cases with the sex distribution of 1:4 (M: F).
(b) Etiologies according to sex distribution. The ABP was higher in female patients than in male patients no matter whether in the urban area or in the suburban area both in 2011 and in 2016.
Frequency and Sex Distribution of Benign Bone Tumors in Beijing Ji Shui Tan Hospital, Beijing, China (JST) and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (MC) Patients Chinese Group (JST) Sex Ratio Relative, Group, (Male to No.
of cases incidence (%) 1 Sweat gland tumors 24 42.86 2 Sebaceous gland tumors 12 21.43 3 Hair follicle tumors 20 35.71 Total 56 100.00 TABLE 2: The site and sex distribution of observed adnexal tumors.
Consideration was given to the total number of cases with CHD, age, sex distribution and type of CHD.
The patients age range (36 to 62 y/o[mean 46]) matched the reported (mean 43 y/o), while sex distribution of 2 males and 3 females did not(reported 1.4:1).
Sex distribution of skin bacterial isolates Sex No.
According to health officials, the outbreak has been so unusual as it occurs mostly in unusual age and sex distribution such as young adults below 18 years (87%), mostly women (61% HUS and 70% EHEC).
Age and sex distribution of the study subjects Age (yr) Sex Male Female Total Number (%) Number (%) Number (%) 18-30 51 (50.5) 50 (49.5) 101 (33.7) 31-50 64 (53.8) 55 (46.2) 119 (39.6) 51 and 54 (67.5) 26 (32.5) 80 (26.7) above Total 169 (56.3) 131 (43.7) 300 (100.0) Table II.
Both groups were similar in terms of age and sex distribution, and the most common reason for surgery in both groups was obstructive sleep apnea/adenotonsillar hypertrophy.
Patients with diabetes were excluded from participation in the study, and only 17 subjects died during the 2-year period, much lower than the 55 deaths that would be expected for a group of the same age and sex distribution in the United Kingdom.