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grain

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noun \ˈgrān\

Medical Definition of grain

  1. 1a:  a seed or fruit of a cereal grassb:  the seeds or fruits of various food plants including the cereal grasses and in commercial and statutory usage other plants (as the soybean)c:  plants producing grain

  2. 2:  a small hard particle or crystal (as of sand or salt)

  3. 3:  a unit of avoirdupois, Troy, and apothecaries' weight equal to 0.0648 gram or 0.002286 avoirdupois ounce or 0.002083 Troy ounce—abbreviation gr





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