Glossary of Medical Terms

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OVATION

1. A lesser kind of triumph allowed to a commander for an light, bloodless victory, or a victory over slaves. 2. Hence: An expression of public homage; the tribute of the multitude to a popular favorite. "To rain an April of ovation round Their statues." (Tennyson) Origin: L. Ovatio, fr. Ovare to exult, rejoice, triumph in an ovation; cf. Gr. To shout: cf. F. Ovation. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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