Definition of workup
: an intensive diagnostic study especially for medical purposes
Recent Examples of workup from the Web
A full diagnostic workup revealed nothing, so genetics experts in Boston and the Bigelows’ hometown of Portland, Maine, recommended sequencing all of her genes.
Most likely, Farley had some questionable enlargement and is undergoing further workup for safety and will be ultimately cleared for football.
But most of the time people will get better on their own, without intervention or extensive workup.
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Medical Definition of workup
: an intensive diagnostic study a gastrointestinal workup a psychiatric workup
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