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secondary

1. of or relating to the education of young people between the ages of 11 and 18
2. (of the flight feathers of a bird's wing) growing from the ulna
3. 
a. being the part of an electric circuit, such as a transformer or induction coil, in which a current is induced by a changing current in a neighbouring coil
b. (of a current) flowing in such a circuit
4. (of an industry) involving the manufacture of goods from raw materials
5. Geology (of minerals) formed by the alteration of pre-existing minerals
6. Chem
a. (of an organic compound) having a functional group attached to a carbon atom that is attached to one hydrogen atom and two other groups
b. (of an amine) having only two organic groups attached to a nitrogen atom; containing the group NH
c. (of a salt) derived from a tribasic acid by replacement of two acidic hydrogen atoms with metal atoms or electropositive groups
7. a secondary coil, winding, inductance, or current in an electric circuit
8. Ornithol any of the flight feathers that grow from the ulna of a bird's wing
9. Astronomy a celestial body that orbits around a specified primary body
10. Med a cancerous growth in some part of the body away from the site of the original tumour
11. American football
a. cornerbacks and safeties collectively
b. their area in the field
12. short for secondary colour

secondary

1. see primary.
2. Short for secondary crater.

secondary

[′sek·ən‚der·ē]
(electricity)
Low-voltage conductors of a power distributing system.
(electromagnetism)
(geology)
A term with meanings that changed from early to late in the 19th century, when the term was confined to the entire Mesozoic era; it was finally replaced by Mesozoic era.
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These students can then access more intensive secondary prevention in a timely manner.
Although the changes in the guidelines are generally small when it comes to secondary prevention in infants, they are important, and taken together, the changes for both mothers and babies are expected to provide some incremental improvements in outcome, Dr.
For the secondary prevention interventions, primarily in the nature of screening, the primary responsibility resides with the providers.
Secondary Prevention with College Drinkers: Evaluation of an Alcohol Skills Training Program, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58, 805-810.
Secondary prevention of illness consists of preventive measures that lead to early diagnosis and treatment of the disease or illness, and that prevent the potential for severe pathogenesis.
The report stressed that prevention occurs at three levels: primary prevention activities that are directed to the population at large, secondary prevention efforts that target families judged to be at risk of child abuse and/or neglect, and tertiary prevention focusing on families in which abuse already has occurred and steps must be taken to prevent a recurrence.
Prevention efforts fall into the two main categories of primary and secondary prevention. Primary prevention aims to intervene before nonconsensual sex can occur, such as by implementing community campaigns to alter gender norms.
Fee-for-service plans pre-managed care usually didn't have coverage for prevention, she said, and HMOs looked at the concept broadly to include primary prevention (such as flu shots), secondary prevention (such as screening for cancer), and tertiary prevention (treating people with chronic disease comprehensively).
Few studies have explored the possibility of using statin drugs for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease among older adults.
But for breast cancer and cervical cancer, where there are more effective treatments, secondary prevention in the form of screening was effective.
Clinical reminders attend to primary and secondary prevention; view alerts notify the clinician of important patient care events.

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