1. To precede or appear first at the os uteri, said of the part of the fetus first felt during examination.
2. To appear for examination or treatment, said of a patient.
[L. praesens (-sent-), pres. p. of prae-sum, to be before, be at hand]
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1. To appear or be felt first during birth. Used of the part of the fetus that proceeds first through the birth canal.
2. To exhibit symptoms or signs during a medical examination.
3. To be evident or manifest, as a disease or condition.
4. To attach to a pathologic antigen, such as a virus or bacterium, thus allowing the antigen to be recognized and destroyed by T cells. Used of certain immune cells, such as macrophages.
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verb To relay the findings of one’s history and examination to a colleague, especially by a junior doctor in training to a more senior colleague, which should be done after the patient has been clerked. The junior will generally re-present the patient to the consultant on the ward rounds after take.
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present pron, PREE-sent verb intransitive Clinical medicine To come to medical attention Obstetrics To appear–eg, a fetal part at the opening cervical os during labor verb transitive To formally provide information about a case or Pt
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. To precede or appear first at the os uteri; said of the part of the fetus first felt during examination.
2. To appear for examination, or treatment; said of a patient.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
To appear for examination or treatment, said of a patient.
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