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1. A conscious or unconscious process by which one person attempts to influence another in order to obtain his or her own needs or desires.
2. A joint mobilization technique, sometimes involving a rapid thrust or the stretching of a joint, with or without anesthesia.
SEE: joint manipulation
3. A method of realigning a fractured long bone with manual pressure, traction, or angulation.
4. The skillful and precise use of the fingers and hands.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Manipulation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767197/all/manipulation.
Manipulation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767197/all/manipulation. Accessed May 23, 2019.
Manipulation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767197/all/manipulation
Manipulation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 23]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767197/all/manipulation.
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