workup

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noun work·up \ˈwərk-ˌəp\

Definition of workup

  1. :  an intensive diagnostic study especially for medical purposes

1939

First Known Use of workup

1939


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workup

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noun work·up \ˈwər-ˌkəp\

Medical Definition of workup

  1. :  an intensive diagnostic study a gastrointestinal workup a psychiatric workup

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