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panelLab medicine A group or battery of tests. See Anemia panel, Bone/joint panel, Cardiac injury panel, Cardiac risk evaluation panel, Collagen disease and arthritis panel, Coma panel, Custom panel, Diabetes panel, Electrolyte panel, Electrolyte/fluid balance panel, General health panel, Hepatic function panel, Hepatitis panel, Hypertension panel, Kidney panel, Lipid panel, Liver panel, Metabolic disease panel, Metastatic disease panel, Neonatal panel, Neoplasm panel, Organ panel, Pancreatic panel, Parathyroid panel, Profile, Pulmonary panel, Sensititre HP™ panel, Test panel, Radiation hybrid panel, Testicular cancer panel, Thyroid panel, TORCH panel Managed care A group of physicians. See Closed panel, Open panel Research See Advisory panel.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. A number of patients or normal subjects who participate in medical investigations, esp. studies in which new drugs, devices, or procedures are tested.
2. A group of patients who obtain their primary medical care from a single health care provider.
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