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adj cen·ti·grade \ˈsent-ə-ˌgrād, ˈsänt-\

Medical Definition of CENTIGRADE

:  relating to, conforming to, or having a thermometer scale on which the interval between the freezing and boiling points of water is divided into 100 degrees with 0° representing the freezing point and 100° the boiling point <10° centigrade>—abbreviation Celsius; compare celsius


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