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Drug slang A regional street term for a personal supply of drugs
Lab medicine See Delta check
Sports medicine See Body check
Vox populi An evaluation to verify something
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Lab medicine See Delta check Sports medicine See Body check Vox populi An evaluation to verify something.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


1. To stop or obstruct.
2. To examine or test.
3. The act or result of checking.
[O.Fr. eschec, to checkmate, fr. Persian shāh, king]
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[O.Fr. eschec]
1. To slow down or arrest the course of a condition.
2. To verify.
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Patient discussion about check

Q. What should I get checked for after a year of alcoholism? I'm a little worried about what damage I might have caused during my little drinking escapade and would like to know what I should get checked out. I had a bit of abdominal pain in my stomach area sometimes after drinking so I am concerned mostly what might have caused that. Any info is appreciated. Thanks.

A. Thanks to all.
I appreciate your help..

Q. breast cancer check- once in how much time? I once heard you can check yourself at home as well so you wont run to the doctor's every time. How to do it? and every how many months is it recommended to be checked by the doctor??

A. Breast self-examination wasn't proved to benefit women in preventing breast cancer, mainly because difficulties in performing the examination, so there's no clear recommendation to perform self examination regularly.

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Q. What can I do to check on his behavior and make him regular… my 7 year son is seen with ADHD. I am not able to control on his high urges and irregularity and confusion which comes with this ADHD. What can I do to check on his behavior and make him regular…I know if I start now probably he will be better in coming years….

A. Very well……… need to make some strategies for your child. Like create a daily routine for your child. Place your child`s belongings at the same place daily and at same time. If your child is doing anything, please keep the thing away which may distract him. Limit the choices from many things to 2 things only if possible. Describe anything in clear and short way. Make goals for your child like for positive behavior and appreciate him when he does. Please scold less or don’t shout on him for his mistakes at all rather make him understand by reducing on his demands or choices. Help your child to find his talents and make him work on them.

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But combining an eyepiece yielding 54x with an ultrahigh-contrast (UHC) narrowband nebula filter to block unwanted skyglow, I can perceive a stub of nebulosity jutting southward from the western tip--the Spindle becomes the Check Mark Nebula!
As obvious as that sounds, the reality is most people forget to do it because the tool sits quietly in the background and the only way to know it's still functioning is either to make an editorial change and see the colored type appear or to call up the Toolbar menu and see the check mark next to the Reviewing icon.
Not with a check mark, an "X," a thin line or a circle, but with nice, bold strokes that finish the arrow neatly and completely.
3 Put a check mark next to each track you want to rip, then start the process.
* A smiley face is acceptable instead of a check mark as the indicator of your voting choice.
(The AHA's name and the check mark in the red heart on the side of the box can't be bad for sales.) Then again, you'd expect a slab of white flour, sugar, vitamins, and additives to be low in fat.
Questions may be drawn from any of the sub-standards under that main standard where a check mark is shown.
ONBOARD ENTERTAINMENT--AT A GLANCE CRUISE LINES PRODUCTION SHOWS Vegas- Broadway- Musical Style Style Revue Other KEY TO LISTINGS: A check mark ([check]) in a box indicates the line offers that service or program; no check (--) means not offered or no reply to that query.
Those tracking the growth of children's environmental health policy can put a check mark much higher up the doorjamb since last year, thanks to a host of legislative initiatives that have been advanced since midsummer 2000.
If a player has a check mark under a specific "tool", then he has displayed this talent consistently in his major league career, if the player does not have a "tool" check-marked, then he either is weak in this area of his game or has yet to perfect it in excellent fashion according to major league standards.
Put a check mark next to each animal when you've found a place for it.
The present form requires only that a number be written next to preprinted "___days, ___weeks, ___months" or a check mark next to "prn." There is also a defined date and signature notation to ensure their inclusion.