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aspect

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noun as·pect \ˈas-ˌpekt\

Medical Definition of aspect

  1. 1:  the part of an object (as an organ) in a particular position <the medial aspects of the knees—R. H. Nyquist>

  2. 2:  a particular status or phase in which something appears or may be regarded <the medicolegal aspects of pregnancy—Bulletin of Meharry Medical College>





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