from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A detailed account of the facts affecting the development or condition of a person or group under treatment or study, especially in medicine, psychiatry, or psychology.

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  • n. The details of the history of some case (often medical).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. detailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment


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