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der·i·va·tion

(der'i-vā'shŭn),
1. The source or process of an evolution. Synonym(s): revulsion
2. The drawing of blood or body fluids to one part to relieve congestion in another.
[L. derivatio, fr. derivo, pp. -atus, to draw off, fr. rivus, a stream]

der·i·va·tion

(der'i-vā'shŭn)
The source, origin, or evolutionary course of a structure or process.
Synonym(s): revulsion (2) .
[L. derivatio, fr. derivo, pp. -atus, to draw off, fr. rivus, a stream]

derivation

(dĕr″ĭ-vā′shŭn) [L. derivare, to draw off]
The source or origin of a substance or idea.
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