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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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The eye exam takes five
to seven minutes, and no appointment is necessary.
E[acute accent]"It only takes five
minutes to learn, less time than it takes to figure out an iPod.
Using CyberKnife for a typical three-day treatment, we can safely beam more than three times the amount of radiation into lung cancer tumors than is used in traditional treatment, which takes five
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