Medical Definition of figure
1: bodily shape or form especially of a person <a slender figure>
2a: the graphic representation of a form especially of a personb: a diagram or pictorial illustration of textual matter
3: a person who is representative of or serves as a psychological substitute for someone or something else—see father figure
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