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check bits

A calculated number used for error checking. The number is derived by some formula from the binary value of one or more bytes of data. See parity checking, checksum and CRC.
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Then once the n Bs have recovered their bits, they will perform an XOR operation of the check bits and sent to A for verification.
For an empty query, the server terminates the process if a check bit which equals to 0 is found.
Therefore, clinic staffers did not need to go back and check bits and pieces of an older, antiquated system.