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conserve

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noun con·serve \ˈkän-ˌsərv\

Medical Definition of conserve

  1. :  an obsolete medicinal preparation made by mixing undried vegetable drugs with sufficient powdered sugar to form a soft mass—compare confection




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conserve

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transitive verb con·serve \kən-ˈsərv\

Medical Definition of conserve

conserved; conserving

  1. :  to maintain (a quantity) constant during a process of chemical, physical, or evolutionary change <a DNA sequence that has been conserved>





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