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se·ques·tra·tion

 (sē′kwĭ-strā′shən, sĕk′wĭ-)
n.
1. The act or process of sequestering: the sequestration of the jury.
2. Law
a. The sequestering of property.
b. The writ authorizing such sequestering.
c. The legal process by which such sequestering is accomplished.
3. Chemistry The inhibition or prevention of normal ion behavior by combination with added materials, especially the formation of coordination compounds or chelates of metallic ions.
4. The process of removing a chemical from the environment and sequestering it in an organic or physical structure.

sequestration

(ˌsiːkwɛˈstreɪʃən)
n
1. the act of sequestering or state of being sequestered
2. (Law) law the sequestering of property
3. (Chemistry) chem the effective removal of ions from a solution by coordination with another type of ion or molecule to form complexes that do not have the same chemical behaviour as the original ions. See also sequestrant

se•ques•tra•tion

(ˌsi kwɛsˈtreɪ ʃən, sɪ kwɛs-)

n.
1. an act or instance of sequestering.
2.
a. the sequestering of property.
b. confiscation or seizure.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sequestration - the act of segregating or sequestering; "sequestration of the jury"
separation - the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"
2.sequestration - the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
3.sequestration - a writ that authorizes the seizure of property
judicial writ, writ - (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
4.sequestration - seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized
appropriation - a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner; "the necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit"; "a person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest"

sequestration

noun
1. The act or process of isolating:
2. The act of secluding or the state of being secluded:
Translations

sequestration

[ˌsiːkwesˈtreɪʃən] Nsecuestración f

sequestration

n (Jur) → Sequestration f; (in bankruptcy case also) → Zwangsverwaltung f

se·ques·tra·tion

n. secuestro, aislamiento.
1. acto de aislar;
2. formación de un sequestrum.
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Sometimes extremely rare diseases can mimic common illnesses as in this case but a very high index of suspicion is required to diagnose such rare disorders like pulmonary sequestration.
Though a part of the alveolar septae thickened severe in VT20 + MSC group, PMN pulmonary sequestration, and alveolar bloody effusion were less as compared to the VT20 group.
Extralobar pulmonary sequestration, on the other hand, is less common (comprises 25% of the pulmonary sequestrations), has its own visceral pleura, and drains through an anomalous venous drainage into systemic veins routing to the right atrium.
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This factor is known to play a significant role in the frequent misdiagnoses of pulmonary hamartoma (18) and in rare cases of pulmonary sequestration (15); in both lesions, the culprit is the abundant benign cohesive epithelium often misinterpreted as well-differentiated adenocarcinoma.
Pulmonary sequestration is a portion of pulmonary tissue that does not have communication with the tracheobronchial system and is supplied by anomalous systemic arteries.
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