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take

(tāk),
A successful grafting operation or vaccination.

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 following sentences illustrate this usage: 1) We are taking a decision on the matter immediately.
Druridge has started to produce a few decent turbot, Terry Chapman taking one of 2lb 4oz.
Fishing locally in BOTAC's match, Marty Elliott took seven cod for 12lb 10oz, with Mick Davis taking the best at 4lb 4oz.
In other words, the Takings Clause establishes a liability rule regime in which the government unilaterally accomplishes transfers from private parties to itself upon the payment of just compensation--but only if the taking is for public use.
She acknowledges that taking time off isn't easy, but says, "If you're struggling or feeling burned out, it's good.
Bottom line: Taking echinacea regularly won't keep you from getting a cold.
There is no way to guarantee that an individual is taking the best medication for his or her system, since both the disease and the individuals are so variable.
Griffiths' team tried to minimize the power of expectation by not telling most participants which drug they were taking and by administering pills to one volunteer at a time.
Unfortunately, "the biggest reason most people fear taking risks is because of earlier conditioning in life.
Anxiety, depression and perception of loneliness all decreased for those taking music lessons, while very little change occurred for members of the control group.