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follow up

verb

Definition of FOLLOW UP

transitive verb
1
:  to follow with something similar, related, or supplementary <following up his convictions with action — G. P. Merrill>
2
:  to maintain contact with (a person) so as to monitor the effects of earlier activities or treatments
3
:  to pursue in an effort to take further action <the police are following up leads>
intransitive verb
:  to take appropriate action <follow up on complaints>

First Known Use of FOLLOW UP

1767
Medical Dictionary

follow up

transitive verb \ˌfäl-ə-ˈwəp\

Medical Definition of FOLLOW UP

:  to maintain contact with (a person) in order to evaluate a diagnosis or to determine the effectiveness of treatment received <patients who are followed up after their discharge>

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