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adj de·pen·dent \di-ˈpen-dənt\

Medical Definition of DEPENDENT

:  unable to exist, sustain oneself, or act appropriately or normally without the assistance or direction of another
:  affected with a drug dependence
:  affecting the lower part of the body and especially the legs <dependent edema>
de·pen·dent·ly adverb
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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