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android

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noun an·droid \ˈan-ˌdrȯid\

Simple Definition of android

  • in stories : a robot that looks like a person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of android

  1. :  a mobile robot usually with a human form

Origin of android

Late Greek androeidēs manlike, from Greek andr- + -oeidēs -oid


First Known Use: circa 1751


Medical Dictionary

android

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adjective an·droid \ˈan-ˌdrȯid\

Medical Definition of android

  1. 1of the pelvis :  having the angular form and narrow outlet typical of the human male <a disproportionate number of difficult labors occur in women with android pelvises>—compare anthropoid, gynecoid, platypelloid

  2. 2:  relating to or characterized by the distribution of body fat chiefly in the abdominal region <android obesity>—compare gynecoid




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