Lazaret


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lazaret

[¦laz·ə¦ret]
(naval architecture)
A space between decks above the afterpeak.

Lazaret

 

a medical institution in military units in the USSR that provides inpatient treatment for persons who do not need specialized treatment in a hospital.

In some states a lazaret is a medical institution for specialized inpatient treatment. In the Middle Ages a lazaret (lazaretto, or lazar house) was the name for a refuge for persons afflicted with leprosy (which was called St. Lazarus’ disease in some countries). In Russia lazarets appeared in the 18th century, and the term was used along with the term “hospital” to designate the same type of medical establishment; the two concepts became differentiated in the 19th century.

lazaret, lazarette, lazaretto, lazar house

A segregated area for infectious medical patients, esp. for their quarantine.
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Cela etant dit, ce cas demontre une activite vigoureuse afin de maintenir la pertinence provinciale dans l'un de ses champs de competence, contrairement a ceux precites du penitencier et du lazaret ou on sembla prioriser le role du Parlement et du gouvernement du Canada.
Le probleme s'aggrave encore quand eclate le 6 janvier 1943, l'incendie du monastere, de l'hopital et du lazaret en pleines vacances de Noel.
Mais, au fil du temps, elle remplira plusieurs autres fonctions dont celles de musicienne, maitresse des novices, directrice du lazaret, tresoriere, secretaire, directrice et enseignante a l'Academie Sainte-Famille.
The Lazaret Midden pairs presented here are from apparently secure stratigraphic contexts without obvious post-depositional disturbance, were collected from the same small excavation units and conform to the age-depth sequence for the site (excluding the disturbed surface layer, see Prangnell 2002: 35).
But it is the legacy of the histories associated with the island that make this appeal all the more complex and compelling-its former role as a lazaret just off the coast of Brisbane seemed to be shrouded in myths and conjecture.
Esto se puede observar en Caune de l'Arago (Desclaux 1992), Grotte du Lazaret (Guennouni 2001), Orgnac 3 (Guennouni 2001), en el nivel XII de Cova del Bolomor (Blasco Lopez 2006), en los niveles II, IIIa, IIIb y IV de Cova Negra (Martinez Valle 1996), en D1, D2 y D4 de Cova Beneito (Martinez Valle 1996) y en Moros de Gabasa I (Blasco Sancho 1995).
The Lazaret Midden has produced more fish bone by weight and count than any other reported site in Moreton Bay (cf Ulm 1995).
Archival and historical archaeological investigations of the lazaret and other European institutions on Peel Island have been undertaken over recent years by amateur historian Peter Ludlow (1989, 1991), professional historian Thom Blake (1993) and professional historical archaeologist Jon Prangnell (1999).
Lot 2: Upgrading and refurbishment of eight streets in Area Lazaret III-Tiglari II (8 streets:
Designation of a project management team for the construction of an intergenerational residence of 58 collective housing units 1 common room (erp 5 th category) and 58 parking spaces, located at lazaret road-83430 saint-mandrier; referred to as "port pin rolland".
Contract notice: tatihou island - lazaret building - post-fire reconstruction and restoration works, restoration of facades, roofing exterior joinery
Contract notice: Creation of an audio-visual mapping intended to be projected on the walls and the ceiling of the bottom of the cave of lazaret