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moderate

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adjective mod·er·ate \ˈmäd-(ə-)rət\

Medical Definition of moderate

  1. 1:  avoiding extremes of behavior :  observing reasonable limits <a moderate drinker>

  2. 2:  not severe in effect or degree <moderate alcohol consumption> <the abdomen was mildly distended with moderate tenderness—Timothy Melester et al> <moderate developmental disabilities>




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moderate

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transitive verb mod·er·ate \ˈmäd-ə-ˌrāt\

Medical Definition of moderate

moderated; moderating

  1. :  to reduce the speed or energy of (neutrons)

moderation \ˌmäd-ə-ˈrā-shən\play noun




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