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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: de-sizh'un

Definition: Judgment; resolution; conclusion reached after deliberation process. The act of making a choice that ends or removes uncertainty.

[M.E., fr. O.Fr., fr. L. decisio, a cutting off, fr. de, off, away, + caedo, to cut]

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