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bind

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verb \ˈbīnd\

Medical Definition of bind

bound \ˈbau̇nd\play bind·ing

  1. transitive verb

  2. 1:  to wrap up (an injury) with a cloth :  bandage <binding up the gash with clean gauze>

  3. 2:  to take up and hold usually by chemical forces :  combine with <cellulose binds water>

  4. 3:  to make costive :  constipate

  5. intransitive verb

  6. 1a:  to form a cohesive massb:  to combine or be taken up especially by chemical action <antibody binds to a specific antigen>

  7. 2:  to hamper free movement




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bind

noun

Medical Definition of bind

  1. 1:  something that binds

  2. 2:  the act of binding :  the state of being bound—see double bind





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