Medical Dictionary


noun pat·tern \ˈpat-ərn\

Medical Definition of PATTERN

:  a model for making a mold used to form a casting
:  a reliable sample of traits, acts, tendencies, or other observable characteristics of a person, group, or institution <patterns of behavior>
:  an established mode of behavior or cluster of mental attitudes, beliefs, and values that are held in common by members of a group
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