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Synonyms for control

Synonyms for control

to exercise authority or influence over

to bring one's emotions under control

to keep the mechanical operation of (a device) within proper parameters

the act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled

the continuous exercise of authority over a political unit

the keeping of one's thoughts and emotions to oneself

Synonyms for control

a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another

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(physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc

a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment

discipline in personal and social activities

great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity

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a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance

the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.

control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage

check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard

verify by using a duplicate register for comparison

have a firm understanding or knowledge of


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Droplet Precautions, Guideline for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, http://www.
David Satcher, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health & Human Services.
7 Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, "Protection Against Viral Hepatitis, Recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP)," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 30, no.
With >350 liaisons and collaborators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health, the Canadian Paediatric Society, the World Health Organization, and others, the 12-member 2004-2006 Committee on Infectious Diseases issued the current edition, which reflects the state of the art at the time of publication and is updated every 3 years.
The latest figures from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey indicate that the enormous disparity in the prevalence of BPb levels > 10 [micro]g/dL once seen between African-American and white children has diminished greatly [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2005].
Ensuring that children are properly vaccinated is imperative for disease control in our schools and in our community,'' said Angela Teague, RNC, AD Pediatrics at Antelope Valley Hospital.
A rapidly increasing proportion of gonorrhea cases among men who have sex with men are resistant to a class of antibiotics commonly used to treat gonococcal infection, prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to recommend that these drugs, fluoroquinolones, no longer be given as first-line treatment for this population.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now recommends that high-risk groups, including nursing home residents, who have already been immunized should receive a second shot five years after the first.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (1993), the virus remains viable in dried excreta and is transmitted when a person disturbs the excreta by sweeping or wiping ("cleaning up").
The control of diseases in crops is still largely dominated by the use of fungicides, but with the increasing incidence of fungicide resistance, plus mounting concern for the environment resulting from excessive agrochemical use, the search for alternative, reliable methods of disease control is gaining momentum.
The protocol required the laboratorian to communicate directly with the clinician, using a script with questions based on criteria established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to determine the medical necessity for testing (9,10).
Varicella (chickenpox), a common contagious disease of childhood, is caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV) [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2005].
Robert Kim-Farley, director of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention for the Department of Health Services.
In response to increasing HIV incidence in some communities and stabilizing rates of HIV-related morbidity and mortality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a new initiative aimed at preventing spread of the disease.