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 [skor]
a rating, usually expressed numerically, based on specific achievement or the degree to which certain qualities are manifest.
APACHE score (acute physiological assessment and chronic health evaluation) a widely used method for assessing severity of illness in acutely ill patients in intensive care units, taking into account a variety of routine physiological parameters.
Apgar score a numerical expression of an infant's condition at birth, based on heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, reflex irritability, and color; see also apgar score.
Bishop score a score for estimating the prospects of induction of labor, arrived at by evaluating the extent of cervical dilatation, effacement, the station of the fetal head, consistency of the cervix, and the cervical position in relation to the vaginal axis.
Silverman-Andersen score a system for evaluating the breathing of premature infants; see also Silverman-Andersen score.
stroke score any of various scoring systems that seek to characterize a patient's clinical state following a stroke.
trauma score a rating system used in the evaluation of patients with traumatic injury. Scores range from 1 to 15, with lower scores being associated with higher mortality rates.

score

(skōr),
An evaluation, usually expressed numerically, of status, achievement, or condition in a given set of circumstances.
[M. E. scor, notch, tally]

score

(skor) a rating, usually expressed numerically, based on specific achievement or the degree to which certain qualities or conditions are present.
APACHE score  [a cute p hysiological a ssessment and c hronic h ealth e valuation] a widely-used method for assessing severity of illness in acutely ill patients in intensive care units, taking into account a variety of routine physiological parameters.
Apgar score  a numerical expression of an infant's condition, usually determined at 60 seconds after birth, based on heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, reflex irritability, and color.
Bishop score  a score for estimating the prospects of induction of labor, arrived at by evaluating the extent of cervical dilatation, effacement, the station of the fetal head, consistency of the cervix, and the cervical position in relation to the vaginal axis.

score

Drug slang
verb A regional term meaning to purchase or receive illicit drugs.

Health legislation
noun A report by the Congressional Budget Office that evaluates the economic impact of legislation (e.g., that of healthcare reform). The score obtained may determine the fate of a legislative proposal.

Molecular biology
verb To screen for a phenotype by testing for growth under different conditions (e.g., plus and minus an auxotrophic supplement, or permissive and nonpermissive conditions) usually done by replica plating or patching colonies onto each type of plate.
 
Pharmacology
verb To place a transverse linear attenuation on a flat cylindrical pill to facilitate breaking it in half.
 
Vox populi
noun A numeric rating of a particular process.

score

noun Health legislation Economic impact report A report by the Congressional Budget Office that evaluates the economic impact of legislation–eg, that of health care reform; the score obtained via projective prestidigitation may determine the fate of a legislative proposal. See Scorecard, Scorekeeper. Cf Report card Vox populi A numeric rating of a particular process. See APGAR score, Apopnea-hypopnea score, ASIA motor score, Borg score, Child-Pugh score, DeMeester score, Fagerstrom tolerance score, Family Environment score, Gleason score, Hachinski ischemic score, Hegsted's score, Lod score, Longitudinality score, Mayo risk score, Medicus modified score, Modified Bournemouth score, Nursing Classification score, Pediatric trauma score, Pittsburgh brainstem score, PRISM score, QRS score, Revised Trauma score, Sanitation score, SAPS II, Trauma score, Z score, Z score verb Drug slang To purchase illicit drugs Vox populi To get a home run; to get lucky.

score

(skōr)
An evaluation, usually expressed numerically, of status, achievement, or condition in a given set of circumstances.
[M. E. scor, notch, tally]

score

a rating, usually expressed numerically, based on specific achievement or the degree to which certain qualities are manifest.
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Sarah Tuemmler scored off an assist by Morgan Dutton in the 53rd minute to lead Skagit Valley to a 1-0 women's soccer victory over Lane Community College on Saturday.
Forward Florian Fuchs scored twice in the second half as ruthless Germany took complete control after Jan-Marco Montag, captain Maximilian Mueller and Martin Haener scored off penalty corners in the first half.
Mike Ford scored off a feed from Thomas Cucinotta at 4:48, and Tommy Zajac took a pass from Gonsalves and beat Eric Perkins (4 saves) at 44:16 for a 2-0 halftime lead.
The Sefton Park opener milked the Sussex attack for 122 runs, scored off 123 deliveries, and set up Lancashire's 46-run victory in their first Pro ARCH Trophy match.
Kawamoto scored off a throw-in from Kelsea Shorten in the final minute of the second overtime and helped the host Eagles record a 3-2 Tri-Valley League victory, their first in five tries against the rival Lions.
Tendulkar flayed the Zimbabwe attack, hitting six sixes and 12 fours in his 124 not out, scored off just 92 balls.
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