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Lab medicine A group or battery of tests. See Anemia panel, Bone/joint panel, Cardiac injury panel, Cardiac risk evaluation panel, Collagen disease and arthritis panel, Coma panel, Custom panel, Diabetes panel, Electrolyte panel, Electrolyte/fluid balance panel, General health panel, Hepatic function panel, Hepatitis panel, Hypertension panel, Kidney panel, Lipid panel, Liver panel, Metabolic disease panel, Metastatic disease panel, Neonatal panel, Neoplasm panel, Organ panel, Pancreatic panel, Parathyroid panel, Profile, Pulmonary panel, Sensititre HP panel, Test panel, Radiation hybrid panel, Testicular cancer panel, Thyroid panel, TORCH panel Managed care A group of physicians. See Closed panel, Open panel Research See Advisory panel.

panel

1. A number of patients or normal subjects who participate in medical investigations, esp. studies in which new drugs, devices, or procedures are tested.
2. A group of patients who obtain their primary medical care from a single health care provider.
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It could scarcely be said to be within call, the walls, doors, and panelling of the old place were so cumbrous; but it was within easy reach, in any undress, at any hour of the night, in any temperature.
The lady stepped lightly aside, and snatching the young man's sword from his hand, before he had recovered his balance, drove him to the wall, and running it through him, and the panelling, up to the very hilt, pinned him there, hard and fast.