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return

 [re-tern´]
a coming back.
venous return the flow of blood into the heart from the peripheral vessels.

return

(rē-tŭrn'),
1. Going or coming back; in cardiology, refers to blood flow.
2. In phlebotomy, the appearance of blood in the hub of the venipuncture apparatus.
[M.E., fr. L.L. retorno, , to turn again]
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The number of returned checks has increased approximately 25 percent since the implementation of the new returned-check services.
As a result, 69 percent of those who returned gifts last year say they returned a gift because it didn't fit.
Sampling error for the sub-samples of adults who have ever shopped through catalogs or online (n= 829) and adults who returned gifts during last year's holiday season (n= 229) may be higher and vary.
When he returned, he learned that the second extension request had actually not been filed.
Other exceptions are goods damaged by the customer, goods sold with warnings like "as is" or "all sales final," and goods that can't be returned for health considerations.