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adj com·pat·i·ble \kəm-ˈpat-ə-bəl\

Definition of COMPATIBLE

:  capable of existing together in a satisfactory relationship (as marriage)
:  capable of being used in transfusion or grafting without immunological reaction (as agglutination or tissue rejection) <treatment of hemophilia by transfusion of compatible blood>
of medications :  capable of being administered jointly without interacting to produce deleterious effects or impairing their respective actions
com·pat·i·bil·i·ty \-ˌpat-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural com·pat·i·bil·i·ties
March 30, 2015
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