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propositus

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noun pro·pos·i·tus \prō-ˈpä-zə-təs\

Definition of propositus

plural

propositi

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  1. :  the person immediately concerned :  subject



Origin and Etymology of propositus

New Latin, from Latin, past participle of proponere


First Known Use: 1899


Medical Dictionary

propositus

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noun pro·pos·i·tus \prō-ˈpäz-ət-əs\

Medical Definition of propositus

plural

propositi

\-ə-ˌtī\play



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