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Synonyms for continency

the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters

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When at 70% to 80% continency, the cells were transfected with shGPER using Fugene6 reagent for 24 hr.
1) Richard Rorty, Continency, Irony, and Solidarity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989), p.
Retrograde is still in the beginning stages, but very soon strategic distribution hubs will be a flurry of activity while Afghan logisticians take on the responsibility of sustaining ANA continency operations across their nation.
The attitude that it's pointless to try to change the continency status of a 90-year-old nursing home resident is prevalent, but needs to be changed.
Remember, while getting married, that god prefers celibacy (though he has withheld from you the talent for it): Matrimony "was ordained against sin, and to avoid fornication; that such persons as have not the gift of continency might marry.
In fact, in order to make reporting as painless (and therefore reliable) as possible, even for those CNAs who struggle with English, IHS devised a graphic approach in which the CNA chooses icons representing degrees of assistance needed, equipment used, range of motion, continency and other bits of raw data.