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Medical examination   /mˈɛdəkəl ɪgzˌæmənˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Medical examination

A thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person.  Synonyms: checkup, health check, medical, medical checkup, medical exam.

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"Medical examination" Quotes from Famous Books

... ears of Lady Flora—last of all, no doubt—the brave daughter of a brave man welcomed such a medical examination as must prove her innocence beyond dispute. Her name and fame were triumphantly cleared, but the distress and humiliation she had suffered accelerated the progress of her malady, and she died shortly afterwards, passionately lamented by her friends. ...
— Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen V.1. • Sarah Tytler

... had expected was that in the hurry of things he might get back to India without a medical examination, in the hope that his regiment would be used later. But his work at the Staff College had brought him into notice, a man conveniently died, and Winn appeared ...
— The Dark Tower • Phyllis Bottome

... are only about half as frequent as those of sight. They are nearly all due to catarrhal infection of the middle ear through the Eustachian tube. The careful and frequent medical examination of school children cannot, therefore, be too strongly emphasized. The deafness or partial deafness that comes from this catarrhal infection can seldom be cured; it must be prevented by the early treatment of the troubles ...
— The Science of Human Nature - A Psychology for Beginners • William Henry Pyle

... invalid's replies were such as to upset every hypothesis. There remained one way of clearing up the learned man's doubts, which now lighted on a frightful suggestion; but Esther obstinately refused to submit to a medical examination. ...
— Scenes from a Courtesan's Life • Honore de Balzac

... brought to me, at my earnest request, and, during the few days of my sojourn under Dr. Pemberton's roof, managed to make friends of all around him. His deformity soon became a matter of interest and medical examination, and it was decided that it was not beyond the reach of ...
— Miriam Monfort - A Novel • Catherine A. Warfield

... the bedchamber to the Duchess of Kent. Two old busybodies, the Ladies Portman and Tavistock, spread the vile and unfounded rumour that the unfortunate lady was enceinte, and the Queen forbade Lady Flora to appear at Court until she had submitted to the indignity of a medical examination. The case called forth some very strong feeling—and a vast quantity of correspondence was published on the subject, especially the indignant letters of the poor lady's mother to the Queen; but, perhaps, the most temperate account of the whole affair, is in a letter from ...
— Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign • John Ashton

Words linked to "Medical examination" :   EKG, medical exam, ECG, electrocardiogram, examination, ballistocardiogram, health check, medical, scrutiny, cardiogram, medical checkup

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