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comminute


comminute

vt com·mi·nute \ˈkäm-ə-ˌn(y)üt\
com·mi·nut·edcom·mi·nut·ing

Definition of COMMINUTE

:  to reduce to minute particles <prolonged trituration to comminute a therapeutic agent>
com·mi·nu·tion \ˌkäm-ə-ˈn(y)ü-shən\ noun
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