physical-examination

physical examination

noun
an examination, usually by a physician, of a person's body in order to determine his or her state of health or physical fitness, as for military service or participation in a sport.

Origin:
1880–85

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

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physical examination n.
A medical examination to determine a person's health or physical fitness, especially for a specified activity or service.

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