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intuition

 [in″too-ĭ´shun]
an awareness or knowing that seems to come unbidden and usually cannot be logically explained.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

intuition

(ĭn″too-ĭsh′ĭn, tū-)
1. Assumed knowledge; guesswork; a hunch.
2. Nonrational cognition.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

intuition

Knowledge apparently acquired without either observation or reasoning. The idea, although romantically attractive, wilts in the presence of modern psychological and physiological ideas. Few experts now believe that anything can come out of the brain that has not previously gone in, in however fragmentary a form. Intuition is probably the result of the synthesis of information from partly-conscious observations.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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