Medical Dictionary


noun de·ter·mi·na·tion \di-ˌtər-mə-ˈnā-shən\

Medical Definition of DETERMINATION

:  a fixing or finding of the position, magnitude, quantity, value, or character of something: as a :  the act, process, or result of an accurate measurement b :  an identification of the taxonomic position of a plant or animal
:  the fixation of the destiny of undifferentiated embryonic tissue—compare differentiation 2b
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