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abandonment

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A Dictionary of Public Health

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2007

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

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2007

Reduction or preferably elimination of public health hazards or nuisances such as environmental pollutants, noxious smells, excessive noise. Abatement is

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

abduction

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A Dictionary of Public Health

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Current Version:
2007

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

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2007

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

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2007

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

aborigines

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A Dictionary of Public Health

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Current Version:
2007

The indigenous inhabitants of a colonized country. They often have high incidence and prevalence rates of multiple social and health

abortion

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A Dictionary of Public Health

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Current Version:
2007

Expulsion from the uterus of a fetus before it is viable, i.e., before 20 weeks' gestation and/or 500 grams fetal

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