Medical Definition of observation
1: the noting of a fact or occurrence (as in nature) often involving the measurement of some magnitude with suitable instruments <temperature observations>; also : a record so obtained
2: close watch or examination (as to monitor or diagnose a condition) <postoperative observation> <psychiatric observation>
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