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interpretation

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noun in·ter·pre·ta·tion \in-ˌtər-prə-ˈtā-shən, -pə-\

Medical Definition of interpretation

  1. :  the act or result of giving an explanation of something <interpretation of the symptoms of disease>; especially :  an explanation in understandable terms to a patient in psychotherapy of the deeper meaning according to psychological theory of the material related and the behavior exhibited by the patient during treatment

interpret \in-ˈtər-prət, -pət\play transitive verb
interpretive \-prət-iv, -pət-\play or interpretative \-prə-ˌtāt-iv, -prət-ət-iv\play play adjective




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