Medical Dictionary

situation

noun sit·u·a·tion \ˌsich-ə-ˈwā-shən\

Medical Definition of SITUATION

1
:  the way in which something is placed in relation to its surroundings
2
:  the total set of physical, social, and psychocultural factors that act upon an individual in orienting and conditioning his or her behavior
3
:  relative position or combination of circumstances at a particular moment

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