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[L. examinatio, equipoise, balance, examination] Inspection of the body to determine the presence or absence of disease. Examination has been proposed as an international replacement for test, testing, and analysis although each of these words is more common in professional literature.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Examination." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763209/all/physical_examination.
Examination. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763209/all/physical_examination. Accessed October 15, 2019.
Examination. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763209/all/physical_examination
Examination [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763209/all/physical_examination.
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