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workup

[wurk-uhp] /ˈwɜrkˌʌp/
noun
1.
a thorough medical diagnostic examination including laboratory tests and x-rays.
2.
a tentative plan or proposal.
Origin of workup
1935-1940
1935-40; noun use of verb phrase work up

work-up

[wurk-uhp] /ˈwɜrkˌʌp/
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
noun use of verb phrase work up
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workup in Medicine

workup work·up (wûrk'ŭp')
n.
A thorough medical examination for diagnostic purposes.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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