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noun \ˈen\

Medical Definition of n

plural n's or ns \ˈenz\play

  1. 1:  the haploid or gametic number of chromosomes—compare x

  2. 2 capitalized :  an antigen of human blood that shares a common genetic locus with the M antigen




N

abbreviation

Medical Definition of N

  1. 1nasal

  2. 2newton

  3. 3usually ital normal (sense 4a)—used of solutions <0.1 N hydrochloric acid>




N

symbol

Medical Definition of N

  1. 1nitrogen—usually italicized when used as a prefix <N-allylnormorphine>

  2. 2index of refraction




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