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AREA. An enclosed yard or opening in a house; an open place adjoining to a house. 1 Chit. Pr. 176.

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The team suggested creating a "silent area" where nurses could work on these tasks without interruption unless strictly necessary.
Her exploration of silent areas of the world leads to a book delving into the cultural history of silence and its meaning--and absence--in contemporary life.
It must be emphasized that the brain tumors or other structural lesions under consideration here are not those in locations that produce early focal lesions; rather, the tumors or lesions are located in so-called silent areas. Therefore, the neurological examination may show only nonspecific changes, and thus focal findings cannot be used as the basis of decision to carry out a CT scan.