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file

 [fīl]
a collection of records, which may constitute a database or be a component of one.
digital file a patient record or part of a record that has been converted to a format that can be transmitted or viewed on a computer.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

file

(fīl),
A tool for smoothing, grinding, or cutting.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

file

noun A basic unit of storage on a computer; a collection of data which can be stored, accessed and transferred as a single unit. A file may contain text, calculations, graphics or software routines.
 
verb To store information.
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file

Informatics noun A basic unit of storage on a computer; a collection of data that can be stored, accessed, and transferred as a single unit; a file may contain text, calculations, graphics, or software routines. See Client-user options file, Corrupted file, RSV file verb To store information.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

file

(fīl)
Dental instrument used to crush large calculus deposits and to smooth, grind, and cut. Its working-end has several cutting edges.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Fetching files: OneDrive offers an interesting and useful tool called Fetch files, which allows you to access all your data files on one PC from another PC through your OneDrive account, even if you did not upload those files to OneDrive.com.
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We compared a list of individuals extracted from the WVCR data file with missing vital status, date of death, and\or cause of death information as of December 31, 2007 (study cut-off date) with more current vital status and date of death information from the linked Medicare denominator data files.
This remotely located networked hardware was the principal storage for both the data files and the meta-data database.
Standards related to the composition of contextual metadata aside, there is a serious need to consider the adoption of image data file formats that in some way automatically incorporate metadata in their structure.
Q: Name one of the items that feature in these data files?
Once the mission data file resides on the DCS hard drive, we export it to a 5.25-in.
These authors propose to supply us not with more new data but rather, by linking existing data files, with more information.
This data file, provides and displays in a spreadsheet format the associates name and a live link to individual information about the associate.
This process consists of new configuration creations and data file duplication, new standby database start-up, its configuration and connection to primary database so, that all primary database changes were transferred into standby database via network.