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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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With the monsoonal moisture on the rise high winds in North Phoenix took down eight power poles, knocking out power to about 1,500 Arizona Public Service customers, azfamily.
One young man from the group entered the grounds of the military base and took down a Turkish flag from a flagpole.
Cleary's rap sheet dates back to at least October, when he allegedly took down the website of the British Phonographic Industry.
The observation post towered above the police station in Crossmaglen for 15 years and local people came out to watch as a crane took down the bullet and missile-proof sangar.
The latest storm played a role in uprooting a tree that took down some power lines before 7 a.
Laperriere went off for five minutes for fighting Jamie Pushor, perhaps in an attempt to liven up his teammates, but the Kings didn't awaken until Columbus defenseman Mattias Timander took down Jason Allison behind the net and went off for holding 9:31 into the period.
Deputies took down his license number in case his trash turns up someplace else.
In an interview Monday, Yousefian said his father and his brother took down the 22-inch-tall wrought-iron fence in the front of their house Saturday.
LANCASTER - A feed shop owner testified Wednesday that she was worried about retaliation from methamphetamine manufacturers if she took down the names of customers who bought crystalized iodine.