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mimic

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noun mim·ic \ˈmim-ik\

Medical Definition of mimic

  1. :  one that mimics <a mimic of a naturally occurring hormone>




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mimic

transitive verb mim·ic

Medical Definition of mimic

mim·icked \-ikt\play mim·ick·ing

  1. :  to imitate or resemble closely: asa:  to imitate the symptoms of <an acute inflammatory process located in the ileocecal region mimics acute appendicitis—Merck Manual>b:  to produce an effect and especially a physiological effect similar to <chemically unrelated to the hormone that it mimicsChemical & Engineering News>





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