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determination

 [de-ter″mĭ-na´shun]
the establishment of the exact nature of an entity or event.
embryonic determination the loss of pluripotentiality in any embryonic part and its start on the way to an unalterable fate.
sex determination the process by which the sex of an organism is fixed; associated, in man, with the presence or absence of the Y chromosome.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

de·ter·mi·na·tion

(dē-ter'mi-nā'shŭn),
1. A change, for the better or for the worse, in the course of a disease.
2. A general move toward a given point.
3. The measurement or estimation of any quantity or quality in scientific or laboratory investigation.
4. Discernment of a state or category (for example, in diagnosis).
5. A process, both necessary and sufficient, whereby an effect is caused.
[L. de-termino, pp. -atus, to limit, determine, fr. terminus, a boundary]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

de·ter·mi·na·tion

(dĕ-tĕr'mi-nā'shŭn)
1. A change, for the better or for the worse, in the course of a disease.
2. A general move toward a given point.
3. The measurement or estimation of any quantity or quality in scientific or laboratory investigation.
4. Discernment of a state or category (e.g., in diagnosis).
5. A process, both necessary and sufficient, whereby an effect is caused.
6. Judicial decision resolving controversy.
[L. de-termino, pp. -atus, to limit, determine, fr. terminus, a boundary]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

determination

the process by which embryonic tissues become able to produce only one particular sort of adult organ or tissue.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Patient discussion about determination

Q. Is it effective to determine the problem? How is the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy done and is it effective to determine the problem?

A. actually it will come with three common symptoms such as : positive pregnancy, abdominal pain or cramp, and bleeding. if you're happened to feel one of those symptoms, i'll suggest you to go see your ob-gyn specialist, then the doctor will do the physical examination on you, and will confirm the diagnosis with ultrasound.

Q. In which month of pregnancy it's possible to determine gender of the fetus?

A. following marin's question - is there a difference when it comes to twins?

Q. how do i determine what is the right weight i need to be? i know there is a way to calculate it, an equation , what are the parameters in it ?

A. I don't mean to burst any bubbles, but BMI is definitely not a good way to determine what weight you should be. If you considered that a body builder or a professional athlete is considered obese under BMI standards then you would know what I mean. Here is an article about it I found on Medical News Today: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/49991.php

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