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faculty

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noun fac·ul·ty \ˈfak-əl-tē\

Medical Definition of faculty

plural fac·ul·ties

  1. 1a:  an inherent capability, power, or function <the faculty of hearing> <digestive faculty>b:  one of the powers of the mind formerly held by psychologists to form a basis for the explanation of all mental phenomena

  2. 2a:  the members of a professionb:  the teaching and administrative staff and those members of the administration having academic rank in an educational institution





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