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[Fr. fr. L. acuere, to sharpen]

1. Clearness, sharpness of a sensory function, e.g., visual acuity.
2. In emergency and critical care medicine, the severity of a hospitalized patient's illness and the level of attention or service he or she will need from professional staff.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Acuity." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745988/all/acuity.
Acuity. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745988/all/acuity. Accessed May 25, 2019.
Acuity. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745988/all/acuity
Acuity [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 25]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745988/all/acuity.
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