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guide·line

(gīd'līn),
A marking in the form of a line that serves as a guide or reference.

guideline

A rule, principle or recommendation of good practice, which is often based on evidence obtained from research or from a broad body of experience from multiple contributors.

guideline

Medtalk A series of recommendations by a body of experts in a particular discipline. See Cancer screening guidelines, Cardiac profile guidelines, Gatekeeper guidelines, Harvard guidelines, Transfusion guidelines.

guide·line

(gīd'līn)
1. A marking in the form of a line that serves as a guide or reference.
2. A rule or directive outlining a policy or procedure.
See also: clinical practice guidelines

guide·line

(gīd'līn)
Linear marking that serves as a guide or reference.
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