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Delivery

The tender and receipt of an actual commodity or financial instrument in settlement of a futures contract.

Delivery

The transfer of a security or an underlying asset to a buyer. The term is often used in options, forward, and futures contracts, in which payment and delivery are separated by a relatively long period of time. Most of the time, however, delivery does not occur, as most traders offset their positions with opposite contracts.

delivery

1. The transfer of a security to an investor's broker in order to satisfy an executed sell order. Delivery is required by the settlement date.
2. The transfer of a specified commodity in order to meet the requirements of a commodity contract that has been sold.

delivery

The transfer of possession from one person to another.Deeds and leases require delivery before they are effective. Delivery does not depend on manual transfer, but does depend on the intent of the parties. Deeds are delivered when placed within the possession or control of the grantee in such a manner that the grantor cannot regain possession or control.

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This study showed that cervical cerclage was an effective procedure in the prevention of preterm delivery in bicornuate uterus.
Cervical length at 23 weeks of gestation: prediction of spontaneous preterm delivery.
Overall the intake of artificially sweetened soft drinks was strongly associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery (P = 0.
This study is one of the first to examine the potential mechanism by which periodontal organisms may affect adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery.
We continue to see the preterm delivery rate increase in this country each year.
The researchers say that their findings, along with those of similar studies, "all suggest that induced abortion could produce cervical and uterine abnormalities, responsible for an increased risk of subsequent preterm delivery.
6) Investigators have also shown that smoking cessation mitigates the risk of preterm delivery, (15,16) making this an important modifiable risk factor to address prior to and during pregnancy.
Purpose of this study is to assess the diagnostic performance of transvaginal ultrasonography & evaluation of cervix in the prediction of preterm delivery.
Overall, 15% of the women had a preterm delivery (one occurring before 37 weeks of gestation), 9% gave birth to an infant who was small for gestational age, and 42% had a cesarean section.
The results show that the group of women with the 'healthiest' pregnancy diet had a roughly 15 percent lower risk of preterm delivery compared with those with the most unhealthy diet.
Data collected from the two groups were then compared to find out the possible risk factors of preterm delivery.
The effects of corticosteroid treatments on pregnant women facing preterm delivery to prevent infant death and morbidity have been thought to develop gradually over days.