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foreign


foreign

adj for·eign \ˈfr-ən, ˈfär-\

Definition of FOREIGN

1
:  occurring in an abnormal situation in the living body and often introduced from outside <a foreign body lodged in the esophagus>
2
:  not recognized by the immune system as part of the self <foreign proteins>
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