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noun com·pres·sion \kəm-ˈpresh-ən\

Medical Definition of COMPRESSION

:  the act, process, or result of compressing especially when involving a compressing force on a bodily part <compression of an artery by forceps> <compression of the brain by the bones of a depressed fracture>
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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