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notify

vt no·ti·fy \ˈnōt-ə-ˌfī\
no·ti·fiedno·ti·fy·ing

Medical Definition of NOTIFY

1
British :  to report the occurrence of (a case of communicable disease) or the occurrence of communicable disease in (an individual) <all cases of disease should be notified by the treating consultant—Practitioner>
2
:  to give formal notice to <the Broward County Public Health Unit…was notified of three children…hospitalized with encephalitis attributed to cat scratch disease—Journal of the American Medical Association>

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