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adjective gen·er·al \ˈjen-(ə-)rəl\

Medical Definition of general

  1. 1:  not confined by specialization or careful limitation <a general surgeon>

  2. 2:  belonging to the common nature of a group of like individuals <the general characteristics of a species>

  3. 3:  involving or affecting practically the entire body or organism :  not local <general infirmity>





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