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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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According to the law, employees have to do a checkup when they want to transfer to another employer.
government's guidelines for the treatment of tobacco dependence are due for a checkup, and clinicians can help.
He finds that about one-half of the families who hear his presentations before attending a checkup event have installed their seats correctly.
The organization distributed more than 50 new restraints to families, ensuring that no children left a checkup event unprotected.
"Miami has some of the best diagnostic facilities in the world, making it an ideal location for a checkup or a second opinion," says Anderson.
Health assessments or other appointments can be scheduled at the patient's convenience, and many Latin Americans arrange for a checkup for themselves or a family member when visiting Miami on a business trip.