In`di*ca"tion (?), n. [L. indicatio: cf. F. indication.]

1.

Act of pointing out or indicating.

2.

That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.

The frequent stops they make in the most convenient places are plain indications of their weariness. Addison.

3.

Discovery made; information.

Bentley.

4.

Explanation; display.

[Obs.]

Bacon.

5. Med.

Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.

Syn. -- Proof; demonstration; sign; token; mark; evidence; signal.

 

© Webster 1913.

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