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retention

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. inability to pass urine, which is retained in the bladder. The condition may be acute and painful or chronic and painless. Acute urinary retention (AUR) can be precipitated...

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retention

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

Is the ability to hold on to employees. Where an organization finds that it is losing valuable staff (such as those with scarce skills or specialist knowledge) it may be said to have a...

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retention

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

1. Resistance to displacement of a restoration in an occlusal direction; this may be aided by the use of adhesives, cements, or bonding agents. It supplements resistance form....

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retention

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. inability to pass urine, which is retained in the bladder. The condition may be acute and painful or chronic and painless. Acute urinary retention (AUR) can be precipitated...

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retention <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

rɪˈtensɪǝn

sp retention3

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Urinary Retention

Emily Chai, Diane Meier, Jane Morris and Suzanne Goldhirsch.

in Geriatric Palliative Care

April 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine. 2241 words.

Chapter 54 covers urinary retention, including a case study, definition, prevalence, consequences of untreated urinary retention, likely etiologies, diagnosis, treatment options...

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retention signal

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 42 words.

Usually used to refer to the amino acid sequence (C-terminal KDEL) that labels a protein for retention in the secretory

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retention time

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 55 words.

the time taken by a compound to traverse the length of a gas‐liquid chromatographycolumn. The retention time is a

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Urinary Retention

Akhila Reddy.

in Internal Medicine Issues in Palliative Cancer Care

April 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology. 750 words.

Part of Section IV which addresses common nephrology topics and how to tailor management recommendations based on the patient's goals of care and prognosis, Chapter 4.3 discusses urinary...

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retention signal

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Usually used to refer to the amino acid sequence (C-terminal KDEL) that labels a protein for retention in the secretory processing system, although it can be applied to a situation in which...

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fluid retention

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

The holding of fluid, mainly water, in the body. The amount of water in the human body is usually kept relatively constant by osmoregulation: if excess water is taken into the body, extra...

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retention of title

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 154 words.

A seller's condition reserving the ownership of goods that have been physically handed over to the buyer. Retention of title

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retention of title

Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 159 words.

A seller's condition reserving the ownership of goods that have been physically handed over to the buyer. Retention of title

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economic retention stock

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 53 words.

that portion of the quantity of an item excess of the approved force retention level that has been determined will

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retention of title

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 154 words.

A seller’s condition reserving the ownership of goods that have been physically handed over to the buyer. Retention of title

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Urinary retention in men

Mark Speakman.

in Oxford Textbook of Urological Surgery

September 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Urology. 10477 words.

Urinary retention continues to be a significant burden for both the patient and healthcare services in the United Kingdom and around the world. It is associated with a significant reduction...

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economic retention stock

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

That portion of the quantity of an item excess of the approved force retention level that has been determined will be more economical to retain for future peacetime issue in ...

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Urinary retention in women

Clare J. Fowler and Jalesh N. Panicker.

in Oxford Textbook of Urological Surgery

September 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Urology. 3041 words.

If a young woman in complete urinary retention is investigated and all urological and neurological investigations are found to be normal, the commonest diagnosis then made is Fowler’s...

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Learning and Retention

Frank E. Ritter, Gordon D. Baxter, Jong W. Kim and Sowmyalatha Srinivasmurthy.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Engineering

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 12374 words.

Learning and retention are important for design. Learning provides performance improvements, sometimes dramatic improvements with practice on a task or with an interface. These improvements...

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Retention of title clauses

Eric Baskind.

in Commercial Law Concentrate

August 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Commercial Law. 6960 words.

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Retention of title clauses

Eric Baskind.

in Commercial Law Concentrate

July 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Commercial Law. 4979 words.

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