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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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It's not legal to take off in bad weather if you're not instrument-rated, but pilots do it,'' he conceded.
So far, it's been easy to lose, Zakarian said, but if the regimen she's on stops working, she'll do whatever it takes to take off more pounds.
9, 1997: While preparing to take off from Marrakech, Branson's Virgin Global Challenger tears away by itself in a strong gust of wind.