Definition of checkup in English:



  • A thorough examination, especially a medical or dental one.

    • ‘Most people find out they have high cholesterol when they have their blood cholesterol measured as part of a medical check-up.’
    • ‘We also provide funding for scholarships and cover medical and dental check-ups and necessary operations.’
    • ‘They undergo daily medical check-ups, facials and massages and do some mild exercise, such as stretching and walking around the lake.’
    • ‘Make sure your clients get a medical check-up before starting any exercise program.’
    • ‘Last year a national campaign for preventative medical check-ups was held in Bulgaria.’
    • ‘Only two weeks ago he had a medical check-up which gave him a clean bill of health.’
    • ‘Dentists can also inspect for oral cancers during routine dental check-ups.’
    • ‘He is still due to travel to the US for a medical check-up, later this year.’
    • ‘The results of their follow-up medical check-ups in January and March are satisfactory.’
    • ‘All who intend taking part should first seek a medical check-up with their GP.’
    • ‘If you are diagnosed as having an active infection, you will be advised to have regular blood tests and physical check-ups.’
    • ‘For example, there might be more benefit for mothers who take their kids for regular medical check-ups.’
    • ‘The American Dental Association recommends that you have regular dental check-ups.’
    • ‘The parents will then be subject to check-ups by a specialised medical commission.’
    • ‘She receives medication, has regular check-ups and attends weekly physiotherapy sessions.’
    • ‘Minutes later the victim was driven at speed to a police station to be debriefed and have a medical check-up.’
    • ‘It is a good idea to take your child when you go for your own routine dental check-ups, even when they are too young to have teeth.’
    • ‘Your doctor may want to give your child a general medical check-up and get some blood tests.’
    • ‘The programme includes medical check-ups and yearly bonuses as rewards.’
    • ‘Free and regular medical check-ups should be conducted in backward areas which are highly prone to these epidemics.’
    examination, inspection, assessment, evaluation, analysis, survey, scan, scrutinization, scrutiny, observation, exploration, probe, test, appraisal
    check, health check
    once-over, going-over, overhaul
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