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application

 [ap″lĭ-ka´shun]
the act of bringing something into contact or of starting an action.
heat/cold application in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as stimulation of the skin and underlying tissues with heat or cold for the purpose of decreasing pain, muscle spasms, or inflammation.

ap·pli·ca·tion

(ap-li-kā'shun),
1. The act of applying, as in bringing a medicine, dressing, or device into contact with the body surface.
2. The act of putting to a specific use, or the capacity of being so used.
3. A formal request, usually in writing.
[L. applicatio, , fr. ap-plico, to affix]

application

Informatics
Computer software designed to perform a specific task, such as navigation, project management, process control, word processing, graphic design, communication, etc.

Pharmaceutical industry
A formal request for FDA review of a stage in the regulatory process of bringing a drug to market.
 
Trials
See Regulatory application.

application

Pharmaceutical industry A formal request for FDA review of a stage in the regulatory process of bringing a drug to market. See Abbreviated new drug application, IND application, NDA application, Premarket approval application, Request for application, Supplemental application Vox populi
1. A specific use.
2. A formal request, usually in writing for a position, service, or right.

ap·pli·ca·tion

(ap'li-kā'shŭn)
1. The act of applying, as in bringing a medicine, dressing, or device into contact with the body surface.
2. The act of putting to a specific use, or the capacity of being so used.
3. A formal request, usually in writing.
[L. applicatio, fr. ap-plico, to affix]

ap·pli·ca·tion

(ap'li-kā'shŭn)
1. Act of applying, as in bringing a medicine, dressing, or device into contact with the body surface.
2. Act of putting to specific use, or such capacity.
[L. applicatio, fr. ap-plico, to affix]
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