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sick call

noun, Military
a daily formation for those requiring medical attention.
the period during which this formation is held.
Origin of sick call
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for sick call
  • At facilities, the health services unit conducts routine sick calls and develops procedures for sick call requests.
  • He was taken to the prison dispensary where he received an ice pack and crutches, and was told to sign up for sick call.
  • It is impracticable for a medical officer to examine every inmate reporting at sick call.
  • Dental sick call to address dental emergencies is held according to each facility's dental sick call schedule.
  • Have had sick call soon after but shall have it later hereafter.
  • The nurse placed the plaintiff on the sick call list to see a physician and issued the plaintiff pain medication.
  • Inmates shall request dental care through the sick call request system.

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