Pronunciation: (kon"sul-tā'shun), [key]
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. Eng. Law.a writ returning a case to an ecclesiastical court from a temporal one.
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