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v. re·sponded, re·sponding, re·sponds
To react to a stimulus or to a treatment, especially in a favorable way: tumors that responded to radiation.
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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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