satellite

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(săt′l-īt)

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[L. satelles, attendant]

1. A small structure attached or adjacent to a related, larger one.
2. A branch of a larger health care institution; e.g., a clinic affiliated with a hospital system.

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[L. satelles, attendant]

1. A small structure attached or adjacent to a related, larger one.
2. A branch of a larger health care institution; e.g., a clinic affiliated with a hospital system.

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