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figure

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noun fig·ure \ˈfig-yər, British & often US ˈfig-ər\

Medical Definition of figure

  1. 1:  bodily shape or form especially of a person <a slender figure>

  2. 2a:  the graphic representation of a form especially of a personb:  a diagram or pictorial illustration of textual matter

  3. 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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