simulation

simulation is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Nursing Central is the award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students. Look up information on diseases, tests, and procedures; then consult the database with 5,000+ drugs or refer to 65,000+ dictionary terms. Explore these free sample topics:

Nursing Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

(sim-yŭ-lā′shŏn)

[L. simulatio, imitation, pretense]

1. Pretense of having a disease; feigning of illness.
SEE: malingerer; SEE: Munchausen syndrome
2. The imitation of symptoms of one disease by another.
3. A replica.
4. An educational model of an actual situation for the training of students.

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --