Medical Dictionary

life

25 ENTRIES FOUND:

life

noun \ˈlīf\
plural lives \ˈlīvz\

Definition of LIFE

1
a :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional plant or animal from a dead body b :  a state of living characterized by capacity for metabolism, growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction
2
a :  the sequence of physical and mental experiences that make up the existence of an individual b :  a specific part or aspect of the process of living <sex life> <adult life>
life·less \ˈlīf-ləs\ adjective
February 27, 2015
rationale Hear it
An explanation or underlying reason
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