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Definition of No show

No show: Term used in the US for a patient who missed an appointment. (In the UK, a patient who failed an appointment "did not attend." This is abbreviated DNA, not to be confused with the genetic material.)

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=13961
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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