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normal

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adjective nor·mal \ˈnȯr-məl\

Medical Definition of normal

  1. 1a:  according with, constituting, or not deviating from a norm, rule, or principleb:  conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern

  2. 2:  occurring naturally and not because of disease, inoculation, or any experimental treatment <normal immunity>

  3. 3a:  of, relating to, or characterized by average intelligence or developmentb:  free from mental illness :  sanec:  characterized by balanced well-integrated functioning of the organism as a whole

  4. 4aof a solution :  having a concentration of one gram equivalent of solute per literb:  containing neither basic hydrogen nor acid hydrogen <normal phosphate of silver>c:  not associated <normal molecules>d:  having a straight-chain structure <normal pentane>

normally \ˈnȯr-mə-lē\play adverb



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normal

noun nor·mal

Medical Definition of normal

  1. :  a subject who is normal





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