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bridge

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noun \ˈbrij\

Medical Definition of bridge

  1. 1a:  the upper bony part of the noseb:  the curved part of a pair of glasses that rests upon this part of the nose

  2. 2a:  ponsb:  a strand of protoplasm extending between two cellsc:  a partial denture held in place by anchorage to adjacent teethd:  a connection (as an atom or group of atoms) that joins two different parts of a molecule (as opposite sides of a ring)e:  an area of physical continuity between two chromatids persisting during the later phases of mitosis and constituting a possible source of somatic genetic change





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