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round

Medspeak
verb To visit those patients for whom a physician is responsible.
 
Vox populi
adjective Without straight lines meeting at a corner or corners; not square.

round

verb To visit those Pts for whom a physician is responsible. See Rounds.

round

(rownd) [O.Fr. ronde]
1. Circular.
2. Spherical, globular.
References in classic literature ?
Instead of going to her pupils by way of the park and the pleasant streets adjoining, she took a roundabout route through back streets, and thus escaped Mr.
Why, then, depend upon it; mind what I say--depend upon it, they are certainly some of the rebel ladies, who, they say, travel with the young Chevalier; and have taken a roundabout way to escape the duke's army.
His usual roundabout manner of going to work proved, on this occasion, to be more roundabout than ever.
I determined to stroll home in the purer air by the most roundabout way I could take; to follow the white winding paths across the lonely heath; and to approach London through its most open suburb by striking into the Finchley Road, and so getting back, in the cool of the new morning, by the western side of the Regent's Park.
He now contracted, being silent, into a half- repressed gush of tears, and, under pretence of being heated, drew the under part of his sleeve across his eyes with a singularly awkward, laborious, and roundabout smear.
July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovering information about historical sites, local folklore, monuments-and even "oddities"-just got easier and more enjoyable for travelers and urban explorers with the new Roundabout App.
A businessman going towards Al Bustan, who was held up for more than half an hour, said, "Crossing this roundabout is a nightmare for motorists driving to or from Wadi Kabir.
Your article mentions Coun Armstrong and Ponteland Civic Society objecting to proposed signs on the Dobbies roundabout as a possible hazard, but the Sandy Lane roundabout in North Tyneside has had signs sponsored by a nearby garden centre for years, and this is arguably a greater risk because of the roundabout's layout.
It started in 2005 when Hendrix College developed a new campus master plan and asked the city for a roundabout to help alleviate traffic on Harkrider Street.
A review of design guides for mini-roundabouts from European countries, followed by visits to existing small roundabouts in the United States, provided insights into how the large roundabout's kid brother could relieve congestion and enhance safety on U.
MOTORISTS were delayed for up to an hour yesterday after two cars collided at a busy roundabout.