|1.||[ noun ] an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done|
|Related terms:||follow_through follow_up|
|2.||[ noun ] a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work|
"his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with"
|Related terms:||work follow_through follow_up|
|3.||[ noun ] a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment|
|Synonyms:||review followup reexamination|
|Related terms:||examination follow_through review follow_up|