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Aggregation

Process in corporate financial planning whereby the smaller investment proposals of each of the firm's operational units are aggregated and effectively treated as a whole.

Aggregation

1. A composite report of all futures positions held by a single trader. Aggregations are used to ensure that reports are accurate and regulations are followed.

2. In corporate financial planning, the combination of several, small investments such that they are treated as one, large investment.
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While some studies suggest that low socioeconomic status and lack of access to adequate health facilities are associated with greater prevalence of end-stage CKD, others did not observe such an association and reinforce that a genetic predisposition in the family is the main contributing factor to familial aggregation (20-23).
Familial aggregation and excess maternal transmission of type 2 diabetes in Tunisia.
Although not strictly a genealogical database, the Matlab HDSS proved a useful tool here for establishing familial aggregation of cholera.
Familial aggregation and segregation analysis studies of ARM have resulted in valuable information about the genetics of ARM.
90 (SD)) confirming that there was significant familial aggregation.
Case reports have suggested familial aggregation [the occurrence of more cases of a given disorder in close relatives of a person with the disorder than in control families], but to what extent this is caused by common environment or inheritance is unknown," he added.
Thus, both case-control and cohort studies strongly support the hypothesis that familial aggregation and genetic susceptibility play an important role in the development of pancreatic cancer.
Bradley added that a number of recent studies have also shown a familial aggregation of pain sensitivity.
Setting trauma-related and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders off on their own makes sense because the "longitudinal outcomes, comorbidities, familial aggregations, and underlying biology" suggest the conditions are different from anxiety disorders, said Dr.

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