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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: kon-sen'shu-al


  1. With consent; by mutual agreement of all parties.
  2. Pertaining to a reflex elicited by indirect stimulation of a receptor, as pupillary constriction in one eye when the other is stimulated by light.

[L. con-sentio, pp. con-sensus, to agree, to feel at the same time + -al]

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