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substrate

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noun sub·strate \ˈsəb-ˌstrāt\

Definition of substrate

  1. 1 :  substratum

  2. 2 :  the base on which an organism lives <the soil is the substrate of most seed plants>

  3. 3 :  a substance acted upon (as by an enzyme)



Origin and Etymology of substrate

Medieval Latin substratum


First Known Use: 1807

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substrate

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noun sub·strate \ˈsəb-ˌstrāt\

Medical Definition of substrate

  1. 1:  substratum 1

  2. 2:  the base on which an organism lives

  3. 3:  a substance acted upon (as by an enzyme)




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