referral


re·fer·ral

noun \ri-ˈfər-əl\

: the act of sending someone to another person or place for treatment, help, advice, etc.

Full Definition of REFERRAL

1
:  the act, action, or an instance of referring <gave the patient a referral to a specialist>
2
:  one that is referred

First Known Use of REFERRAL

1927

Rhymes with REFERRAL

re·fer·ral

noun \ri-ˈfər-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REFERRAL

1
: the process of directing or redirecting (as a medical case or a patient) to an appropriate specialist or agency for definitive treatment
2
: an individual that is referred

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