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reference

EBM
A critical or explanatory note, usually included in a bibliography in a particular written communication (paper or electronic).

Medspeak
A written or verbal communication to a requesting party about a person’s, in particular a doctor’s, qualifications for a particular post.

reference

adjective Referring to a standard or norm noun Medical communication noun
1. A note in an article or publication that refers the reader to another passage or source.
2. An entry in a bibliography; a citation of previously published material, which includes author names, title of the article, journal, yr, volume and pages in which it was published.

reference

(rĕf′ĕr-ĕns) [L. referre, to bring back, to report]
1. A standard for the evaluation of objects, data, or ideas.
2. A link or connection between data, ideas, or objects.
References in classic literature ?
But leaving this hint to operate as it may with the phrenologists, I would merely assume the spinal theory for a moment, in reference to the sperm whale's hump.
By the aspect and demeanor of these persons it was easy to judge that the feelings of the community had undergone a very favorable change in reference to the celestial pilgrimage.
The turnkey had strong private opinions as to what would become of poor Tip, and had even gone so far with the view of averting their fulfilment, as to sound Tip in reference to the expediency of running away and going to serve his country.