Simple Definition of generalized
: not specific : not limited to a particular area, part, etc.
Full Definition of generalized
: made general; especially : not highly differentiated biologically nor strictly adapted to a particular environment
Examples of generalized in a sentence
The patient has been experiencing generalized pain.
First Known Use of generalized
Medical Definition of generalized
1a: spread or extended throughout the body : affecting many parts of the body <generalized paralysis> <generalized aches and pains>b: affecting or involving all of a single part or region of the body <generalized back pain> <generalized mouth soreness>
2: not highly differentiated biologically nor strictly adapted to a particular environment <a primitive generalized mammal>
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