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- An appraisal or diagnosis by a knowledgeable professional, such as a lawyer or physician, who has been consulted in order to confirm or disconfirm the advice or view of another person previously consulted.
- After my doctor told me that my illness was psychosomatic, I sought a second opinion.
- “second opinion” in Microsoft's Encarta World English Dictionary, North American Edition (2007)
- "second opinion" in the medical glossary at www.medicare.gov.