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flag

Lab medicine A determined value on a diagnostic test at or above which a certain action is taken; eg fasting glucose > 7.8 mmol/L–US: > 140 mg/dL, is a flag for notifying the attending physician, who might not otherwise suspect DM. See Decision level, Panic value, Red flag.

flag

(flag)
medical transcription Warning or caution by the transcriptionist to the author of a report, pointing out problems (e.g., missing date, dictation errors, equipment problems, or potentially inflammatory remarks). Flags contribute to risk management.

flag

(flag)
medical transcription warning or caution by the transcriptionist to the author of a report, pointing out problems (e.g., missing date, dictation errors, equipment problems, or potentially inflammatory remarks).

flag,

n 1. a type of indicator used for identification.
2. a label that signals the occurrence of some medical condition (“red flag”).

flag

see udder edema.
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Flags speak when they are at half-mast to indicate mourning, or brought out during a car race to put things on hold.
As you recite the Pledge, visualize the Soldiers of the Continental Army and their audacity in the face of overwhelming odds; Sergeant Carney's blood-covered hands grasping the banner to which he was devoted; the flags sewn to the uniforms of Americans storming ashore at Normandy or flying over Japan; the flag that covers the caskets of our fallen comrades in arms; and the flag that flies--proud and resolute--on American bases around the world, including Afghanistan and Iraq.
The origin of the flag is clouded by lack of documentation, and there are a number of unproven stories about its origin.
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History isn't written in stone, but is an evolving process in which everyone can form his or her own idea of what flags, memorials, and judgments fit best.
Curious about how a pair of nearby flags might interact, Zhang and his colleagues placed threads about a centimeter apart.
Old shipping powers like the United States or Brazil require vessels bearing their flags to also carry home-country crews and captains.
every time the flag at the relay exchange zones vanishes.