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competent

Medspeak
Referring to the ability to perform one or more tasks skillfully and proficiently.
 
Physiology
Referring to a valve or vessel that closes normally or appropriately retains fluid within its lumen.

com·pe·tent

(kom'pĕ-tĕnt)
Capable or qualified; able to perform a task or function.
[L. competo, to be suitable]

com·pe·tent

(kom'pĕ-tĕnt)
Capable or qualified; able to perform a task or function.
[L. competo, to be suitable]

competent,

adj having legal capacity, ability, or authority.

competent

able.

competent bacterial cells
able to take up DNA usually foreign and usually as a plasmid.
immune competent
an individual with a fully functional immune system.

Patient discussion about competent

Q. Would people with bipolar disorder be considered eligible to compete in the olympics? I am a shuttle relay state champion. I won many cups in state and country level. My long-time-goal is to have my name at least on the Olympics list. But here is a new problem to spoil my goal. I am diagnosed as bipolar-I. Now my worry is would people with bipolar disorder be considered eligible to compete in the Olympics? Or will I be able to compete in the Special Olympics?

A. wow...good question...can mental health patient be a special Olympic athletes. i think you should check it out with simple phone call, here is how to locate a special Olympics Program near you:
http://info.specialolympics.org/Special+Olympics+Public+Website/English/Program_Locator/default.htm

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The PMP designation following your name tells our clients that you have demonstrated a solid foundation of knowledge from which you can competently practice project management.
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I feel like we did our job competently,'' Romer said.
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Does Bustamante believe Davis handled the energy crisis competently and with sufficient speed?
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The Minatome and Esso uranium resource estimates, reported below, were competently conducted according to the standards of the day, and, as such, are regarded by Mega as a reasonable reflection of the magnitude and grade of the mineralisation.
Screenwriter Stuart Hepburn and director Martyn Friend negotiate the plot gymnastics competently, despite a hokey dream sequence and a tired narrative trope insisting Rebus is imperiling his career with his line of investigation.
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