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noun cas·cade \(ˌ)kas-ˈkād\

Medical Definition of CASCADE

:  a molecular, biochemical, or physiological process occurring in a succession of stages each of which is closely related to or depends on the output of the previous stage <a cascade of enzymatic reactions> <the cascade of events comprising the immune response>


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