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pro·cure

 (prō-kyo͝or′, prə-)
v. pro·cured, pro·cur·ing, pro·cures
v.tr.
1. To get by special effort; obtain or acquire: managed to procure a pass.
2. To bring about; effect: procure a solution to a knotty problem.
3. To obtain (a sexual partner) for another.
v.intr.
To obtain sexual partners for others.

[Middle English procuren, from Old French procurer, to take care of, from Latin prōcūrāre : prō-, for; see pro-1 + cūrāre, to care for (from cūra, care; see cure).]

pro·cur′a·ble adj.
pro·cur′ance, pro·cure′ment n.

procurement

(prəˈkjʊəmənt)
n
1. the act or an instance of procuring
2. (Commerce) commerce
a. the act of buying
b. (as modifier): procurement cost; procurement budget.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.procurement - the act of getting possession of something; "he was responsible for the procurement of materials and supplies"
acquisition - the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"
Translations
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procurement

[prəˈkjʊəmənt]
A. Nobtención f
B. CPD procurement agency Nagencia f de aprovisionamiento
procurement price Nprecio m al productor

procurement

[prəˈkjʊərmənt]
napprovisionnement m
procurement of equipment and supplies → approvisionnement en équipements et fournitures
defence procurement → l'approvisionnement de la défense
modif [process, rules] → d'approvisionnement; [budget] → d'approvisionnement

procurement

nBeschaffung f; (of release)Bewirkung f; (of prostitutes)Beschaffung f

procurement

[prəˈkjʊəmənt] n (of goods) → rifornimento, approvvigionamento
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Before transplantation, the donor had tested negative for HCV antibody by the organ procurement organization.
Organ Procurement and Preservation for Transplantation was published by Academic Press, New York in 1982, just as the best ways to preserve donation organs were first being sought, and again in 1997 by Landes when general consensus had been reach on many matters and new techniques and approached had been developed.
Clinicians have observed that patients who fulfil the tests for brain death frequently respond to surgical incision at the time of organ procurement with a significant rise in both heart and blood pressure.
Examination of the current organ procurement process and its efficiency is the first step toward maximizing organ supply.
The nation's 63 federally approved organ procurement organizations collect an average of $24,000 per organ, or $70,000 per cadaver, from ultimate medical payers.
The book represents the culmination of twenty years of research on the part of the author in connection with both organ procurement organizations and decisionmaking processes in connection with donation and, in addition, experience on the National Task Force on Organ Transplantation.
In a recent issue of this Journal, Barney and Reynolds (B-R) analyze three alternative organ procurement policies: the current altruistic system, a free market system, and a system of presumed consent (which B-R interpret as a reassignment of property rights in cadaveric organs from the deceased donor or decreased donor's family to the recipient at the time of death).
Vienna, VA, July 30, 2016 --(PR.com)-- On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016, the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) recognized United Network of Organ Sharing's (UNOS) Chief Executive Officer Brian Shepard by presenting him with the Association's 2016 Chief Executive Officer's Award.
China announced in late March it has formed its first alliance of organ procurement organizations (OPOs) to better regulate its national organ transplant system.
On July 6, 2009, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network received notification of possible disease transmission.
Medical writer Petechuk explains all the sides of the issues for the informed general reader and beginning students, giving a brief history and describing organ procurement as an example of supply and demand, fair organ allocation, and future advanced anticipated, buying and selling organs, prioritizing potential recipients, animal use and infectious disease, living donors, stem cell transplantation, and the ethics behind face transplants.