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Simulation

simulation
imitation; said of a disease or symptom that resembles another, or of the feigning of illness as in factitious illness or malingering; in radiation therapy, using a geometrically similar radiographic system or computer to plan the location of therapy ports.
Origin: L. Simulatio, fr. Simulo, pp. -atus, to imitate, fr. Similis, like


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