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scientific

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adjective sci·en·tif·ic \ˌsī-ən-ˈti-fik\

Simple Definition of scientific

  • : of or relating to science

  • : done in an organized way that agrees with the methods and principles of science

Full Definition of scientific

  1. :  of, relating to, or exhibiting the methods or principles of science

sci·en·tif·i·cal·ly play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of scientific

Medieval Latin scientificus producing knowledge, from Latin scient-, sciens + -i- + -ficus -fic


First Known Use: 1589


Medical Dictionary

scientific

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adjective sci·en·tif·ic \ˌsī-ən-ˈtif-ik\

Medical Definition of scientific

  1. :  of, relating to, or exhibiting the methods or principles of science

  2. sci·en·tif·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb






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