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respond

(rĭ-spŏnd′)
v. re·sponded, re·sponding, re·sponds
v.intr.
To react to a stimulus or to a treatment, especially in a favorable way: tumors that responded to radiation.

re·spond′er n.
Malpractice Recognise, Respond, Resolve A term coined by Copic Insurance in Colorado, which provides medical malpractice coverage to doctors and health professionals as part of promoting open disclosure about medical errors
Managed care—US Request, Render, Report A trilogy of factors that must be met before a patient can be billed for a consultation from a physician other than the primary care provider: the ordering physician must Request the consultation; the consultant must Render a medical opinion, and issue a written Report
Research Reduce, Refine, Replace A research philosophy first articulated in 1959 by British scientists WMS Russell and RL Burch who linked scientific excellence to the humane and efficient use of laboratory animals, a philosophy now known as 'alternatives'
Vox populi Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic This is the original phrase which inspired the many other 'three Rs.' It referred to the core components of an elementary school education in America
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Also, the information is provided only for those companies indicating a primary industry and for those industries for which at least five CEOs responded.
As indicated in Table 5, more than 77 percent responded either always or often.
1:58 a.m., an officer responded to Hillside Village Drive for a suspicious situation.
10:17 a.m., an ambulance responded to West Boylston Family Medicine, on Woodland Street, for an elderly female feeling ill.
1:18 a.m., an officer responded to Shrewsbury Street for a vehicle parked at the Shell station all evening.
12 p.m., officers and firefighters responded to Edgebrook Drive for the smell of natural gas; NStar responded and a small leak was found.
4:27 a.m., officers responded to Lancaster Street, at the Sterling town line, for possible runaways heading toward West Boylston.
7:44 a.m., officers responded to Briarwood Circle, for a fire alarm.
4:22 p.m., an officer responded to Autowright Motors, on West Boylston Street, regarding an overdue/non-returned motor vehicle.
9:03 a.m., an officer responded to Orchard Knoll, on Maple Street, to assist the Board of Health.
6:34 p.m., an ambulance responded to Oakdale Rehabilitation Center for a person with an altered mental status.
3:16 p.m., officers responded to Maple Street and Princeton Avenue for an all-terrain-vehicle speeding on the street.