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compound

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transitive verb com·pound \käm-ˈpau̇nd, kəm-ˈ, ˈkäm-ˌ\

Medical Definition of compound

  1. :  to form by combining parts <compound a medicine>




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compound

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adjective com·pound \ˈkäm-ˌpau̇nd, käm-ˈ, kəm-ˈ\

Medical Definition of compound

  1. :  composed of or resulting from union of separate elements, ingredients, or parts <a compound substance> <compound glands>




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compound

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noun com·pound \ˈkäm-ˌpau̇nd\

Medical Definition of compound

  1. :  something formed by a union of elements or parts; specifically :  a distinct substance formed by chemical union of two or more ingredients in definite proportion by weight





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