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elongation

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noun elon·ga·tion \(ˌ)ē-ˌlȯŋ-ˈgā-shən\

Medical Definition of elongation

  1. 1:  the state of being elongated or lengthened; also :  the process of growing or increasing in length <chain elongation in DNA synthesis> <the elongation of a muscle under tension>

  2. 2:  something that is elongated





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