re-consultation

consultation

[kon-suhl-tey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of consulting; conference.
2.
a meeting for deliberation, discussion, or decision.
3.
a meeting of physicians to evaluate a patient's case and treatment.
4.
English Law. a writ returning a case to an ecclesiastical court from a temporal one.
5.
Australian. lottery.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin consultātiōn- (stem of consultātiō), equivalent to consultāt(us) (past participle of consultāre; see consult, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

preconsultation, noun
proconsultation, adjective
reconsultation, noun
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consultation (ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act or procedure of consulting
2.  a conference for discussion or the seeking of advice, esp from doctors or lawyers

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consultation
early 15c., from M.Fr. consultation, from L. consultationem, from consultare "consult," frequentative of consulere "to deliberate, consider," originally probably "to call together," as in consulere senatum "to gather the senate" (to ask for advice), from com- "with" + *selere "take, gather (the Senate)
together," from PIE base *sal- "to take, seize."
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consultation con·sul·ta·tion (kŏn'səl-tā'shən)
n.
A meeting of two or more health professionals to discuss the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of a particular case.

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