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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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Jack Whyke hit an unbeaten 53 to steer Woolley to a seven-wicket victory over visitors Crossbank Meths, who had been dismissed for 143 thanks to Sam Jones taking five for 40.
Ewenny & Corntown remain second after bowling out Senghenydd for 136-- Gavin Flower taking five for 36 - and then reaching 139 for three as Steve Richmond hit a fine 65 not out.
At Delph, Honley were skittled for just 71 with Nick Kenworthy taking five for 22 and the home side raced to a 10-wicket victory.
Wayne Law's superb 106 not out for Aldridge in their 201 for four left Streetly hanging on at 147 for eight, Bob Dyer taking five for 60.
Harvard-Westlake was nearly as impressive, taking five individual titles.
Normanby are second from bottom, but Darlington RA look destined to finish bottom, after a heavy defeat to Redcar, Tim Hood taking five wickets as RA were bowled out for just 80.
Cawthorne, meanwhile restricted Crossbank Methodist for 141-9, Ian Norton taking five for 53 before Dale Skelly scored 53, Darren Skelly 29 and Kevin Rank 20 not out in the eight-wicket canter.
Nathan Appleylard had earlier top-scored for Flockton with 39, backed up by Richard Hough with 32 as the Section C club totalled 172 with Atkinson taking five for 54 and Zafar Iqbal four for 16.
Tim Hood did most of the damage with 5-25, Phil Timmens taking five wickets for Bishops.