simulation

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(sim-yŭ-lā′shŏn)

[L. simulatio, imitation, pretense]

1. Pretense of having a disease; feigning of illness.
SEE: malingerer; SEE: Munchausen syndrome
2. The imitation of symptoms of one disease by another.
3. A replica.
4. An educational model of an actual situation for the training of students.

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