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breakdown

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noun break·down \ˈbrāk-ˌdau̇n\

Medical Definition of breakdown

  1. :  the action or result of breaking down: asa:  a failure to functionb:  a physical, mental, or nervous collapsec:  the process of decomposing <breakdown of food during digestion>




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breakdown

adjective break·down

Medical Definition of breakdown

  1. :  obtained or resulting from disintegration or decomposition of a substance <a breakdown product of purine>





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