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gas

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noun \ˈgas\

Medical Definition of gas

plural gases also gasses

  1. 1:  a fluid (as air) that has neither independent shape nor volume but tends to expand indefinitely

  2. 2:  a gaseous product of digestion; also :  discomfort from this

  3. 3:  a gas or gaseous mixture used to produce anesthesia

  4. 4:  a substance that can be used to produce a poisonous, asphyxiating, or irritant atmosphere




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gas

transitive verb

Medical Definition of gas

gassed; gassing

  1. 1:  to treat chemically with gas

  2. 2:  to poison or otherwise affect adversely with gas




GAS

abbreviation

Medical Definition of GAS

  1. general adaptation syndrome





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