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take

(tāk),
A successful grafting operation or vaccination.

take

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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Early on, when Chelsea missed two takeable chances, the incandescent Scot seemed intent on invading the pitch to strangle one or other of his dawdling midfielders.
His goal could also prove priceless in the final shake-up, coming as it did after the Blues' strikers had spurned some very takeable chances in the first half.
But there was no clear-thinking inventiveness, no pace about them and takeable chances were few and far between.
The survey we carried out earlier in the week shows about 300 tonnes of takeable cockles to be harvested without damaging cockle numbers and based on what happened during the last two days.
One, for offside, denied Nicky Forster a very takeable scoring opportunity; the other ignored strong grounds for a penalty after the same player had been manhandled to the ground by French defender Manuel Thetis.
Ironically, it was McSheffrey's and Blues' least takeable chance.