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determinant

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noun de·ter·mi·nant \di-ˈtərm-(ə-)nənt\

Medical Definition of determinant

  1. 1a:  a hypothetical aggregate of biophores conceived as comparable to the gene of more recent biological theoryb:  gene

  2. 2:  epitope





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