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increment

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noun in·cre·ment \ˈiŋ-krə-mənt, ˈin-\

Medical Definition of increment

  1. 1a:  something gained or added <the most common form of leukocytosis is that in which the increment is in the neutrophilic leukocytes—W. A. D. Anderson>b:  one of a series of regular consecutive additions (as of growth or spread of disease)

  2. 2:  the amount or degree by which something changes; especially :  the amount of positive or negative change in the value of one or more of a set of variables

incremental \ˌiŋ-krə-ˈment-əl, ˌin-\play adjective
incrementally \-əl-ē\play adverb




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