modality


mo·dal·i·ty

noun \mō-ˈda-lə-tē\
plural mo·dal·i·ties

Definition of MODALITY

1
a :  the quality or state of being modal
b :  a modal quality or attribute :  form
2
:  the classification of logical propositions according to their asserting or denying the possibility, impossibility, contingency, or necessity of their content
3
:  one of the main avenues of sensation (as vision)
4
:  a usually physical therapeutic agency

First Known Use of MODALITY

1545

Other Logic Terms

a posteriori, connotation, corollary, inference, mutually exclusive, paradox, postulate, syllogism

mo·dal·i·ty

noun \mō-ˈdal-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural mo·dal·i·ties

Medical Definition of MODALITY

1
: one of the main avenues of sensation (as vision)
2
a : a usually physical therapeutic agency b : an apparatus for applying a modality

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