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degrade

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transitive verb de·grade \di-ˈgrād\

Medical Definition of degrade

de·grad·edde·grad·ing

  1. :  to reduce the complexity of (a chemical compound) by splitting off one or more groups or larger components :  decompose <cellulose is degraded by the action of some bacteria>

  2. intransitive verb

  3. :  to undergo chemical degradation





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