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low–grade

adjective \ˈlō-ˈgrād\

: of poor quality

: not very strong or severe

Full Definition of LOW-GRADE

1
:  of inferior grade or quality
2
:  being near that extreme of a specified range which is lowest, least intense, least serious, or least competent <a low–grade fever> <a low–grade infection>

First Known Use of LOW-GRADE

1878

low–grade

adjective \ˈlō-ˈgrād\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LOW–GRADE

:  being near that extreme of a specified range which is lowest, least intense, or least competent <a low–grade fever> <a low–grade infection>—compare high-grade

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