Medical Dictionary


verb \ˈbīnd\
bound \ˈband\ bind·ing

Medical Definition of BIND

transitive verb
:  to wrap up (an injury) with a cloth :  bandage <binding up the gash with clean gauze>
:  to take up and hold usually by chemical forces :  combine with <cellulose binds water>
:  to make costive :  constipate
intransitive verb
a :  to form a cohesive mass b :  to combine or be taken up especially by chemical action <antibody binds to a specific antigen>
:  to hamper free movement
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