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manual

/man·u·al/ (man´u-al)
1. of or pertaining to the hand; performed by the hand or hands.
2. a small reference book, particularly one giving instructions or guidelines.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders  (DSM) see under D.

manual

adjective
(1) Done by hand; not automatic.
(2) Of or pertaining to the hands.

noun A written guide, handbook or text.

manual

Medtalk A written guide, handbook or text. See Plan manual, Policy manual, Procedure manual, Reference manual, Safety manual.

manual,

n 1. a book of instructions on performance of a task or the care of equipment.
adj 2. performed by the hand; used in the hand.
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