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deposition

[dep′əzish′ən]
Etymology: L, deponere, to lay down
(in law) sworn pretrial testimony given by a witness in response to oral or written questions and cross-examination. The deposition is transcribed and may be used for further pretrial investigation. It may also be presented at the trial if the witness cannot be present. Compare discovery, interrogatories.

deposition/testimony

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as the provision of recorded sworn testimony for legal proceedings based upon knowledge of the case. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

deposition

Medical malpractice A testimony obtained under oath from a witness or expert outside of court, which can be subsequently used in a criminal or civil action Metabolic diseases The accumulation of crystallizable or nonmetabolizable material in certain organs

dep·o·si·tion

(dep'ŏ-zish'ŭn)
A sworn pretrial testimony given by a witness in response to oral and written questions and cross examination. The deposition is transcribed and may be used for further pretrial investigation. It may also be presented at the trial if the witness cannot be present; often used in the case of workers' compensation adjudication.

dep·o·si·tion

(dep'ŏ-zish'ŭn)
A sworn pretrial testimony given by a witness in response to oral and written questions and cross examination.

deposition (dep´ōzish´ən),

n the evidence given by a witness under interrogation, oral or written, and usually written down by an official person and intended to be used in the trial of an action in court.
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