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physical examination

n.
A medical examination by a physician or nurse practitioner to determine the state of a person's health, identify risk factors for disease, and devise strategies for disease prevention.

physical examination

n
(Medicine) med the process of examining the body by means of sight, touch, percussion, or auscultation to diagnose disease or verify fitness

phys′ical examina′tion


n.
an examination, usu. by a physician, of a person's body in order to determine his or her state of health.
Translations
fyzikální vyšetření

physical examination

nvisita medica
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Any student entering Kindergarten, sixth grade, or playing 7-8th grade sports should have a physical exam.
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