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intelligence

noun in·tel·li·gence \in-ˈtel-ə-jən(t)s\

Medical Definition of INTELLIGENCE

1
a :  the ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situations b :  the ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one's environment or to think abstractly as measured by objective criteria (as tests)
2
:  mental acuteness
in·tel·li·gent \in-ˈtel-ə-jənt\ adjective
in·tel·li·gent·ly adverb

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