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application

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noun ap·pli·ca·tion \ˌap-lə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of application

  1. 1:  an act of applying <the application of a dressing to a wound>

  2. 2:  a medicated or protective layer or material <an oily application for dry skin>





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