Medical Definition of communication
1: the act or process of transmitting information (as about ideas, attitudes, emotions, or objective behavior) <nonverbal interpersonal communication> <emotional communication between parent and child—G. S. Blum>:a: exchange of information between individuals through a common system of signs, symbols, or behavior <pictorial representation is a usable channel of communication between humans and the chimpanzee> <the function of pheromones in insect communication>b: personal rapport <a lack of communication between young and old persons>
2: information communicated
3: a connection between bodily parts <an artificial communication between the esophagus and the stomach>
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