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drop

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noun \ˈdräp\

Medical Definition of drop

  1. 1a:  the quantity of fluid that falls in one spherical massbdrops pl :  a dose of medicine measured by drops <eye drops for dilating the pupil of the eye>

  2. 2:  the smallest practical unit of liquid measure that varies in size according to the specific gravity and viscosity of the liquid and to the conditions under which it is formed—compare minim




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drop

verb

Medical Definition of drop

droppeddrop·ping

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to fall in drops

  3. transitive verb

  4. 1of an animal :  to give birth to <lambs dropped in June>

  5. 2:  to take (a drug) orally <drop acid>





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