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touch screen

In computing and electronic health records, a touch-sensitive display screen. Pressing a finger onto the screen at various points allows the user to select options from a menu or enter data.
See also: screen

touch screen,

n a type of screen on some video terminals that may be touched with the finger to specify the selection of an item from a displayed list.
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