examination

examination is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view the entire topic, please or .

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 24th Edition Online + App from F.A. Davis and Unbound Medicine. Find 75,000 medical and nursing definitions. Download to iPhone, iPad, and Android. Explore these free sample topics:

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

(eg-zam″ĭ-nā′shŏn)

To hear audio pronunciation of this topic, purchase a subscription or log in.

[L. examinatio, equipoise, balance, examination]
Inspection of the body to determine the presence or absence of disease. Examination has been proposed as an international replacement for test, testing, and analysis although each of these words is more common in professional literature.

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or --

(eg-zam″ĭ-nā′shŏn)

To hear audio pronunciation of this topic, purchase a subscription or log in.

[L. examinatio, equipoise, balance, examination]
Inspection of the body to determine the presence or absence of disease. Examination has been proposed as an international replacement for test, testing, and analysis although each of these words is more common in professional literature.

There's more to see -- the rest of this entry is available only to subscribers.