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noun \ˈgrüp\

Medical Definition of group

  1. 1:  a number of individuals assembled together or having some unifying relationship

  2. 2a:  an assemblage of related organisms—often used to avoid taxonomic connotations when the kind or degree of relationship is not clearly definedb:  an assemblage of atoms forming part of a molecule; especially :  functional group:  an assemblage of elements forming one of the vertical columns of the periodic table





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