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illustration

Medical communication A photograph, print, drawing, plate, diagram, facsimile, map, table, or other representation or systematic arrangement of data designed to elucidate or decorate the contents of a publication. See National Library of Medicine.

illustration,

n a drawing or photograph used to help clarify the patient's concept of proposed treatment and conditions present.
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He glanced at the POLICE GAZETTE illustration and nodded his head at it familiarly.
Some former denizen of the cabin had decorated its walls with illustrations torn from magazines and newspapers, and it was these illustrations that had held Sitka Charley's attention from the moment of our arrival two hours before.
I changed the subject, and made her resume her illustrations.
He never read them, for he had long lost the habit of reading, but he liked to turn the pages, look at the illustrations if they were illustrated, and mend the bindings.
Philip took the book in his hands and hurried through the illustrations.
There were certain outline illustrations in it, which were very good in the cold Flaxman manner, and helped largely to heighten the fascination of the poems for me.
Her master snatched the illustrations out of her hand, and told her to leave the room.
Encouraged by my favorable report of the illustrations which he had submitted to my judgment, Sir Jervis proposed to make me useful to him in a new capacity.
sold for less) is especially valuable for its illustrations.
I have used "China" merely as a synonym for "a distant country," when I wanted illustrations of unfamiliar things.
At that time I was sent to Ireland to make sketches for certain forthcoming illustrations in the newspaper to which I was attached.
Maurice Grieffenhagen knew how to combine in his illustrations the effect of his own most distinguished personal vision with an absolute fidelity to the inspiration of the writer.