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workup

[wurk-uhp]
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noun
  1. a thorough medical diagnostic examination including laboratory tests and x-rays.
  2. a tentative plan or proposal.

Origin of workup

First recorded in 1935–40; noun use of verb phrase work up

work-up

[wurk-uhp]
noun Printing.
  1. an undesirable deposit of ink on a surface being printed, caused by the forcing into type-high position of quads or other spacing material.

Origin of work-up

noun use of verb phrase work up
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workup in Medicine

workup

(wûrkŭp′)
n.
  1. A thorough medical examination for diagnostic purposes.
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