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PORTAL

A trading platform operated by NASDAQ of closely-held companies and other companies for investment by extremely high net-worth individuals. This market is largely exempt from the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. In 2007, the Portal Market required an individual to have a minimum net worth of $100 million to qualify to trade on it.

PORTAL

A NASD trading system for unregistered foreign and domestic securities.
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Regarding the portal of entry, Otogenic route was exclusively confined to the 2-6 year age group (n=5, 21.
The incidence of IF with a cutaneous portal of entry was 0.
In surgery, the patient's skin is breached, allowing microorganisms an easy portal of entry to internal organs and tissues.
There is significant evidence that the lung was the portal of entry in more of the study cases than controls, and there is some evidence that the genitourinary tract was the portal of entry in more of the controls the an study cases ([X.
Two-thirds of cases were notable for a cutaneous portal of entry of Fusarium spp.
The skin is the primary portal of entry for this virulent pathogen, which can cause disease with an inoculation of fewer than 50 organisms.
Because that wound can serve as a portal of entry or exit for HIV, someone infected with syphilis can more easily contract HIV infection and also readily pass the deadly virus on to another person.
The portal of entry of the organism was considered to be that organ system of the body from which the organism entered the blood stream.
The application as nasal spray instead of injection into the muscle has an advantage in that the immunization protection is stimulated directly at the virus' portal of entry.
The first and the longest segmental artery was extending over the anterior surface of the kidney and had its portal of entry by piercing the capsule of the anterior substance of the kidney almost 3 cm lateral to the medial border.
Several researchers have postulated that the gills might be the portal of entry for CyHV-3 (17, 26-28); however, this hypothesis was recently refuted (29).
Because the head is the most common portal of entry ("the shock organ") for inhalant sensitivities--and considering the associated disorders (chronic or recurrent rhinosinusitis, otitis media, laryngitis, and vertigo)--the otolaryngologist is uniquely qualified by way of medical and surgical training to diagnose and select the most appropriate and effective means of managing upper respiratory allergic disease.