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recall

 
1. (re-kawl´) to remember or recollect.
2. (re´kawl) the process of bringing information back into consciousness.

re·call

(rē'kawl),
The process of remembering thoughts, words, and actions of a past event in an attempt to recapture actual happenings.

recall

Medical devices
noun The retiring of a device from the medical marketplace or suspension of its approval pending investigation or addressing of a defect.

Medspeak-UK
verb To request—usually by letter—that a woman return for a repeat cervical screening test, which is done in 3- or 5-year cycles under the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

Neurology
noun The process of bringing a memory into consciousness; the recollection of past facts, events, feeling; invoking the memory of experiences or learned information.

verb To remember experiences or learned information.

Public health
noun A public announcement by a manufacturer or producer of a particular product—e.g., motor vehicles, toys, drugs, medical devices, foods—asking the purchaser of a particular product or model to return the goods as they may have defects posing a health hazard; the collecting by a manufacturer of a product that has been deemed unsafe, or otherwise unsuitable, after being sold or available for sale to the public.

recall

Neurology nounpronounced ree CALL The process of bringing a memory into consciousness; the recollection of past facts, events, feelings; invoking of the memory of experiences or learned information verbpronounced ricall To remember experiences or learned information. See Class recall, Immediate recall, Memory Public health noun–pronounced REE call, drug recallA public announcement by a manufacturer or producer of a particular product–eg, motor vehicles, toys, drugs, medical devices, foods, asking the purchaser of a particular 'lot, ' or model to return the goods as they may have defects posing a health hazard.

re·call

(rē'kawl)
1. The process of remembering thoughts, words, and actions of a past event in an attempt to recapture actual happenings.
2. To remove a product (e.g., drug) from use due to possible safety issues with the product.

recall,

n the procedure of advising or reminding a patient to have his oral health reviewed or reexamined; an important phase of preventive dentistry. Term is being replaced by
preventive maintenance appointment.

recall

a voluntary action of removing a product from retail or distribution by a manufacturer or distributor to protect the public from products that may cause health problems.
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Not only do recall campaigns possibly impact negatively upon recalling companies, but there is an undeniable relationship between ineffective recalls and consumer harm.
is recalling about 216,100 Dodge pickups because a problem in the steering wheel could disable the driver-side air bag.
The company is recalling 4,080 cans of Old El Paso Traditional Variety Refried Beans in six states (Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky and Missouri) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, the bacterium that can cause Botulism.
It's hard to figure out what the real motives are here when the reasons cited by opponents for recalling Zeanah keep changing.
Thousand Oaks has been my family's home for more than 12 years, and the recent debacle surrounding attempts at recalling Elois Zeanah have caused more damage to our community than anything imaginable.
In the interest of public safety, Firestone is recalling the full production of both weeks to capture any of the 890 tires that may contain the condition.