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Medical Term:

direction

Pronunciation: di-rek'shun

Definition:

  1. Order for procedure in health care according to mandate of supervisory personnel or dictates of other prevailing authority.
  2. Alignment of movement from one bodily locus to another (cephalad, caudad).
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