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the state of being equivalent

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(obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered

(mathematics) a relation between a pair of integers: if both integers are odd or both are even they have the same parity

(computer science) a bit that is used in an error detection procedure in which a 0 or 1 is added to each group of bits so that it will have either an odd number of 1's or an even number of 1's

(physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a right-handed system of coordinates as in a left-handed system

functional equality

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Today's decision gives professional organizations, such as the APA and the NYSPA, the right, on behalf of its members and their patients, to sue for mental health parity violations, which is important because patients are often unable to speak for themselves," APA President Renee Binder said in a statement.
The researchers cautioned that it was impossible to establish causality between SUD parity laws and patients' access to treatment.
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The current study presents a robust analysis of the impact of the desire for sons on parity progression in India by assessing the relationship between sex composition of children and continued childbearing.
Before the Court of Claims, the Justice Department pointed to the conference report as evidence that Congress intended to provide for parity.
The parity regulations are not yet complete; public comments will be accepted through May 3.
Parity, as enacted, will go into effect on the first new plan year after October 3, 2009.
However, the general reader would be additionally helped by separate annotations of the numerous personalities, committees, legislation and policy proposals that appear throughout the book; as well as a more accessible explanation of the funding situation before and after parity.
Carrying Santa sacks emblazoned with the pay parity logo, a delegtion of PHC members presented the petition.
As previous authors found, a perturbation in energy dependence due to a parity (P)-odd time (T)-odd interaction is present.
Now to annotate P, Q, D0, D1, D2 and D3 in terms of disk array: let D0, D1, D2 and D3 stand for user data stored in different hard disks and P and Q represent the parity data used to protect the user data.
Parity, competitiveness, and multi-skillfulness are beautiful guarantees of exciting seasons.
This fact makes it the key to economic prosperity, provided the producer gets a parity price for his commodities.
IT staffing and services company Parity Group Plc trimmed its loss in 2003 despite experiencing a continuing decline in revenue.