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Definition of "workup" []

  • A thorough medical examination for diagnostic purposes. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "workup" in a sentence
  • "Thomas added that he had a "workup" from doctors that cleared him medically and should result in his being able to practice medicine in Washington again."
  • "Lead author for the study, Dr Janet May (University of Washington, Seattle), explained that cardiac CT was added to the standard patient "workup," and patients continued through the regular pathway of patient care."
  • "John and my self and others attended those kind of workup programs you'd all be familiar with, and I think we've gotten a much better focus on what the economic requirements are for people."