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nanoparticle

noun nano·par·ti·cle \-ˌpär-ti-kəl\

Definition of NANOPARTICLE

:  a microscopic particle whose size is measured in nanometers

First Known Use of NANOPARTICLE

1983

Rhymes with NANOPARTICLE

nanoparticle

noun nano·par·ti·cle \-ˌpärt-i-kəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NANOPARTICLE

:  a microscopic particle whose size is measured in nanometers <drugs bound to biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles>

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