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A successful grafting operation or vaccination.
a popular term for a satisfactory response, as of a vaccination or tissue graft.
take Admission of patients to hospital either through A&E or by GP referral. The medical and surgical teams rotate on take during the day and at night. The firm in hospital on take administer patients and assume responsibility for their care.
take Immunology noun A popular term for a vaccine's efficacy; it is said to 'have taken' if there is a ≥ 4-fold ↑ in antibody titers Transplant immunology The adherence of a free skin graft occurring between days 3 and 5 of the transfer of skin Vox populi Opinion, as in, '…what's your 'take' on this…'
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Their son arranged for someone to take care of
the animals, but eventually asked animal control officials to step in.
They're going to make up for all those vacations they never had because Donna had to stay home and take care of
a newborn put up for adoption.
This is not the way to take care of
a woman who has lost a son in the line of duty.
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