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illustrationMedical communication A photograph, print, drawing, plate, diagram, facsimile, map, table, or other representation or systematic arrangement of data designed to elucidate or decorate the contents of a publication. See National Library of Medicine.
n a drawing or photograph used to help clarify the patient's concept of proposed treatment and conditions present.