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texting

(teks'ting)
The transmission of written messages electronically, e.g., from one mobile communication device to another.

CAUTION!

CAUTION: Because the source of texts cannot be reliably discerned by the receiver, texting is not an acceptable means of transmitting health care information or orders that affect patient care.
Synonym: text messaging
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