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checkup

A examination by a doctor, as to make sure that someone is in good health or to monitor an illness. Oh, don't worry, it was just a checkup—everything's fine. I'm doing better, but I still have to go for checkups to make sure that my cancer is in remission.

*checkup

a physical examination by a physician. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) She got a checkup yesterday. I'm going to have a checkup in the morning. I hope I'm okay.
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On that occasion, Mr A, who has worn reading glasses since he was 47, was found to have difficulty with both his near and far vision and asked to have a check-up in a year's time.