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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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He could start by taking apart ``Around the Horn'' - but then again, his son Aaron is the one who produces the weekday yammerfest.
Alfred Jones, from Wednesbury, West Midlands, has been ordered to stop taking apart the pounds 72,000 end-of-terrace home.
These dialects themselves have undergone radical changes in the last few years: Choreographers in Europe are in a period of reexamination, taking apart and re-creating American experimental dance of the late '60s, like Trisha Brown's Accumulation and Yvonne Rainer's The Mind Is a Muscle.
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Might I suggest a TV advert where a few macho boneheads in a pub are trotting out cliches about handbag-carrying poofs going down too easy etc, while on a giant screen highlights of Germany taking apart Argentina and England are played.