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form

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noun \ˈfȯ(ə)rm\

Medical Definition of form

  1. 1a:  the shape and structure of something as distinguished from its materialb:  a body (as of a person) especially in its external appearance or as distinguished from the face

  2. 2:  a distinguishable group of organisms—used especially to avoid taxonomic implications




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form

transitive verb

Medical Definition of form

  1. :  to give a particular shape to :  shape or mold into a certain state or after a particular model

  2. intransitive verb

  3. :  to become formed or shaped <a clot formed over the cut>




-form

adjective combining form \ˌform\

Medical Definition of -form

  1. :  in the form or shape of :  resembling <choreiform> <epileptiform>





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