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take

(tāk),
A successful grafting operation or vaccination.

take

a popular term for a satisfactory response, as of a vaccination or tissue graft.

take

Admission of patients to hospital either through A&E or by GP referral. The medical and surgical teams rotate on take during the day and at night. The firm in hospital on take administer patients and assume responsibility for their care.

take

Immunology noun A popular term for a vaccine's efficacy; it is said to 'have taken' if there is a ≥ 4-fold ↑ in antibody titers Transplant immunology The adherence of a free skin graft occurring between days 3 and 5 of the transfer of skin Vox populi Opinion, as in, '…what's your 'take' on this…'
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In the conference "At the heart of our exchanges" the nurses explored the problems of teaching, educating, and helping the patients to take charge of their health.
WELSH referee Nigel Owens is still the favourite to take charge of the 2015 Rugby World Cup final despite being overlooked for a lastfour match at the weekend.
Two years ago Argentina's Horacio Elizondo became the first to take charge of the opening game and final of a World Cup.