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lead

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noun \ˈlēd\

Medical Definition of lead

  1. :  a flexible or solid insulated conductor connected to or leading out from an electrical device (as an electroencephalograph)




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lead

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noun, often attributive \ˈled\

Medical Definition of lead

  1. 1:  a heavy soft malleable ductile plastic but inelastic bluish white metallic element found mostly in combination and used especially in pipes, cable sheaths, batteries, solder, and shields against radioactivity—symbol Pb; see element table

  2. 2:  white lead

  3. 3:  tetraethyl lead





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