Parents taking their children to see the real-life Hannah Montana were greeted by simulated oral sex and more.
According to the report, “development testing was deleted, deferred or simulated in order to meet cost and schedule goals.”
Many schools seem to include both didactic sessions and practice sessions with simulated patients.
1620s, "feign, pretend, assume falsely" (implied in simulated), back-formation from simulation or else from Latin simulatus, past participle of simulare "to make like, imitate, copy." Meaning "to use a model to imitate certain conditions for purposes of study or training" is from 1947. Related: Simulating.