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abandonment

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018

1. Negligent or malicious breaking off of an asymmetrical or dependency relationship, as between physician and patient or between parent(s)

Abatement

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A Dictionary of Epidemiology (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

The process of reducing or minimizing public health or other types of dangers and nuisances, usually supported by regulation or

abatement

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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2018

The process of reducing, minimizing, or preferably eliminating public health or other types of hazards such as environmental pollutants, noxious

abatement of nuisances

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018

Eliminating or reducing the effect of a pollutant or other health hazard. Often used as a term of law.

ABC Approach

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A Dictionary of Epidemiology (6 ed.)

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2016

“Abstinence, Be faithful, use Condoms.” ABC strategies are promoted to combat, foremost, infection with HIV and the HIV / AIDS

ABC approach

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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2018

“Abstinence, Be faithful, use Condoms.” ABC strategies are promoted to combat, foremost, infection with HIV and the HIV/AIDS pandemic, as

abduction

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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2018

1. Illegal removal of a child or other dependent person from the family or legally designated provider of care.

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ability

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A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

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Current Version:
2017

A skill or attribute an individual possesses that is viewed as a strength within occupational therapy. If the person does

abiotic transformation

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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2018

Literally, a biologically important chemical transformation in the absence of living organisms. An example is formation of stratospheric ozone from

ABO blood groups

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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2018

Classification of blood types based on presence of agglutinogens A, B, both, or neither in red blood corpuscles. Blood may

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