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(prō′fīl″)

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[Italian proffilo, an outline]

1. An outline of the lateral view of an object, esp. the human head.
2. A summary, graph, or table presenting a subject's most notable characteristics.
3. A comprehensive history of the use of health care services.
SEE: practice profile
4. A battery of tests that provides an overview of a person’s health.

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(prō′fīl″)

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[Italian proffilo, an outline]

1. An outline of the lateral view of an object, esp. the human head.
2. A summary, graph, or table presenting a subject's most notable characteristics.
3. A comprehensive history of the use of health care services.
SEE: practice profile
4. A battery of tests that provides an overview of a person’s health.

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