Medical Dictionary


noun, often attrib \ˈgrüp\

Medical Definition of GROUP

:  a number of individuals assembled together or having some unifying relationship
a :  an assemblage of related organisms—often used to avoid taxonomic connotations when the kind or degree of relationship is not clearly defined b (1) :  an assemblage of atoms forming part of a molecule; especially :  functional group (2) :  an assemblage of elements forming one of the vertical columns of the periodic table
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