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station

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noun sta·tion \ˈstā-shən\

Medical Definition of station

  1. 1:  the place at which someone is positioned or is assigned to remain <the nurse's station on a hospital ward>

  2. 2:  the act or manner of standing :  posture <station was unsteady with the eyes open or closed—Diseases of the Nervous System>

  3. 3:  a place established to provide a service—see aid station





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