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Zone

1. See: Free trade zone.

2. In marketing, an area that a single sales representative or team of sales representatives are assigned to cover. A sales representative whose zone is, for example, Oklahoma, is not allowed to try to sell products in Texas and vice versa. This helps prevents sales reps from competing with each other for commissions.
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Relationship between T2 relaxation and apparent diffusion coefficient in malignant and non-malignant prostate regions and the effect of peripheral zone fractional volume.
A TRUS-guided prostate biopsy was performed for histological diagnosis of PCa with two cores in each corresponding sextant in the peripheral zone region.
Coexistence and equality are in the contrast area, and the latter appear on the border with the central core; moreover, respect and solidarity are present in the peripheral zone of the representation.
Importantly, although the index (largest) cancer volume in our Stanford database of 859 untreated radical prostatectomies for peripheral zone cancers has gradually decreased from a mean and median of 4.
Capitalist strategies of relocating certain production processes to peripheral zones contributed "to the rise of nationalist and national liberation movements fighting for independence and sometimes also for socialism" (Bush, p.
Tenders Are Invited For Cable Laying, Rehabilitation And Its Allied Works In External Areas Of North Peripheral Zone Bsnl Chennai Telephones Comprising Of Annanagar, Ambattur, Avadi & Poonamallee Divisions
When we pooled data from both peripheral zone (PZ) and transition zone (TZ), the areas under the curve were 0.
The prostate was mildly enlarged (33 cc) secondary to BPH and the peripheral zone had patchy signal intensity.
7,8) Most ductal adenocarcinomas arise in the peripheral zone and extend toward the urethral lumen, although occasionally ductal cancer arises in the transition zone exclusively.
However, on T2-weighted images, zonal anatomy is evident: the peripheral zone is of high-signal intensity and is surrounded by a thin rim of low-signal intensity, representing the capsule of the gland.
Prostatic adenocarcinoma Final pathology report: Prostate, right peripheral zone base, MRI-guided needle biopsy showed diagnosis (Figure 7).
Considering that the industry's exports to Europe suddenly dropped 10% QoQ in the fourth quarter of 2011, the MIRDC analyst warns that the market has been weakening, primarily due to the lingering sovereign debts that have mandated austerity measures across Europe, especially in the peripheral zone including Greece, Spain, Ireland, Italy and Portugal.