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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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Athens International (Eleftherios Venizelos), Athens, Greece: June 16-17, taking off June 18
Air force spokesman Nopadol Boonman said the Lear jet crashed while taking off from the air base in Ta-klee district, Nakhon Sawan Province, around 200 kilometers north of Bangkok, killing two pilots, an engineer, a navigator and three photographers.
It is not safe to have helicopters taking off here.
This was presumably the same self-conscious barrier that had spared the man taking off his shirt or the woman pulling on her girdle, from an awareness of being watched.
Unfortunately a growing number of houses are taking off too, with homes exploding as their owners bungle attempts to deep-fry the bird for a Cajun version of the traditional meal.
In both games the highly-rated dug-out tactician responded by taking off defenders and sacrificing width in order to bring on extra attackers.
ADVENTURER David Hempleman-Adams has been forced to abandon his bid to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a hot air balloon less than a day- and a - half after taking off.
A company director and former pilot who had travelled from Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire said the sight of the planes taking off was awesome.
45: An American Airlines Boeing 767, hijacked shortly after taking off from Boston for Los Angeles, flown into one of the twin towers of the World Trade Centre.
Stansfield Turner was in critical condition after his wife and three others were killed when a plane crashed into a home shortly after taking off in the Costa Rican capital, reports AP (January 16, 2000).
Bring your own bag' has been slow in taking off," says Ruth Becker, PRC's executive director.
Full-page ads will promote the "Great American Seat Take-Off" contest, reading: "To Make More Room Throughout Coach, We're Taking Off Seats.