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PrEP

abbr.
pre-exposure prophylaxis

prep

 (prĕp) Informal
adj.
Preparatory: a college prep course; did extensive prep work for the interview.
n.
1. A preparatory school.
2. Preparation: Daily practices are the best prep for the upcoming track meet.
3. A preppie.
v. prepped, prep·ping, preps
v.intr.
1. To be enrolled in and attend a preparatory school.
2. To prepare for something: prepping for a radio interview.
v.tr.
1. To prepare (someone) for a medical examination or surgical procedure.
2. To prepare or prime: prep a surface for painting.

prep

(prɛp)
vb, preps, prepping or prepped
(Medicine) (tr) to prepare (a patient) for a medical operation or procedure

prep

(prɛp)

n., adj., v. prepped, prep•ping. n.
1. a preparatory school.
2. a preliminary or warm-up activity or event; trial run.
3. preparation.
4. the act of preparing a patient for a medical or surgical procedure.
adj.
5. preparatory.
6. involving or used for preparation: the mortuary's prep room.
v.t.
7. to prepare (a person) for a test, debate, etc.
8. to prepare (a patient) for a medical or surgical procedure.
v.i.
9. to prepare; get ready: to prep for the game.
10. to attend a preparatory school.
[1860–65; by shortening]

prep.

1. preparation.
2. preparatory.
3. prepare.
4. preposition.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prep - preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)prep - preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
school assignment, schoolwork - a school task performed by a student to satisfy the teacher
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
Translations

prep

[prep]
A. ABBR (Brit) (Scol) =preparation (= work) → tareas fpl, deberes mpl; (= period) → tiempo m de estudio, hora f de los deberes
B. VI (US) to prep forprepararse para (Scol) → hacer el curso de preparación para (los estudios universitarios)
C. VT (US) → preparar
to prep o.sprepararse
D. CPD prep school N (Brit)
see preparatory B

prep

[ˈprɛp]
n (British)
(= homework) → devoirs mpl
history prep → les devoirs d'histoire
to do one's prep → faire ses devoirs
(= study period) → étude f
vt (= prepare) → préparer
to prep sb for surgery → préparer qn pour l'opérationpre-packaged prepackaged [priːˈpækɪdʒd] adjpréemballé(e)pre-packed prepacked [ˌpriːˈpækt] adjpréemballé(e)

prep

(inf)
n (Brit Sch) (= homework)Hausaufgaben pl, → Hausarbeit f; (= homework period)Lernstunde f

prep

[prɛp] (fam) (Scol)
1. ncompiti mpl
2. adj prep school = preparatory school

prep

n (fam) preparación quirúrgica, preparación del paciente para un procedimiento o una cirugía
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This new system, called the GeneSearch(TM) Breast Lymph Node (BLN) assay, is being proposed as a more accurate replacement for techniques currently in use, including frozen section and touch prep cytology.
Our cytotechnologist stands by, ready to make touch preps of the tissue to help in the valuation.
It performs biochemical measurements on a sample placed on a standard microscope slide, thus permitting virtually every type of tissue sample found in the pathology laboratory -- including tissue sections, fine-needle aspirates, touch preps, swabs and smears, and endoscopically obtained tissue -- to be conveniently and effectively analyzed.