from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or process of consulting.
- n. A conference at which advice is given or views are exchanged.
- n. A meeting between physicians to discuss the diagnosis or treatment of a case.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the act of consulting
- n. a conference for the exchange of information and advice
- n. An appointment or meeting with a professional person, such as a doctor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of consulting or conferring; deliberation of two or more persons on some matter, with a view to a decision.
- n. A council or conference, as of physicians, held to consider a special case, or of lawyers restained in a cause.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of consulting; deliberation of two or more persons with a view to some decision; especially, a deliberation in which one party acts as adviser to the other.
- n. A meeting of persons to consult together; specifically, a meeting of experts, as physicians or counsel, to confer about a specific case.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a conference (usually with someone important)
- n. a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question
- n. the act of referring or consulting
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P. _ It is divided into the infinite, which I term consultation; and the definite, which I call the cause.
This consultation is a check on partisanship because at any particular time federal and provincial governments are led by different political parties.
Now, we must drink fast, as I have only ten minutes to spare; not that I wish you to drink more than you like, but I must push the bottle round, whether you fill or no, as I have an appointment, what we call a consultation, at my chambers.
The new language provides only for the director of national intelligence to issue a directive on access in consultation with the GAO.
However, the law left it to government regulators, in consultation with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, to answer the thorny question of which activities insurers can count as improving health.
The sculptures were designed in consultation with virologists from the University of Bristol using a combination of different scientific photographs and models.
The first year of training provides the fellow with an intensive experience seeing inpatients and outpatients in consultation with an attending physician.
All cancer screening should be performed in consultation with a pediatric oncologist, and radiology studies should be reviewed by a radiologist with pediatric expertise.
Patients admitted onto the Pulmonary service or seen in consultation are reviewed and discussed during a weekly interdisciplinary team meeting.
“As such, when deemed necessary because of any perceived risks, I seek guidance and consultation from the Chair of my Department, the Dean and any relevant University officials.”