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situation

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noun sit·u·a·tion \ˌsich-ə-ˈwā-shən\

Medical Definition of situation

  1. 1:  the way in which something is placed in relation to its surroundings

  2. 2:  the total set of physical, social, and psychocultural factors that act upon an individual in orienting and conditioning his or her behavior

  3. 3:  relative position or combination of circumstances at a particular moment





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