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Indication

In`di`ca´tion
n.1.
1.Act of pointing out or indicating.
2.That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.
3.Discovery made; information.
4.Explanation; display.
5.(Med.) Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies. Opposite of contraindication.
Noun1.indication - something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"
Synonyms: indicant
2.indication - the act of indicating or pointing out by name
Synonyms: denotation
3.indication - (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"
Antonyms:
contraindication - (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
4.indication - something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary; "there were indications that it was time to leave"
5.Indicationindication - a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"
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