Medical Dictionary


noun de·fense

Medical Definition of DEFENSE

:  a means or method of protecting the physical or functional integrity of body or mind <ability to concentrate urine may be interpreted as a renal defense of body volume fluid—Jack Metcoff>

Variants of DEFENSE

de·fense or chiefly British de·fence \di-ˈfen(t)s\
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