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objective

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adjective ob·jec·tive \əb-ˈjek-tiv, äb-\

Medical Definition of objective

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or being an object, phenomenon, or condition in the realm of sensible experience independent of individual thought and perceptible by all observers <objective reality>

  2. 2:  perceptible to persons other than the affected individual <an objective symptom of disease>—compare subjective 2b

  3. ob·jec·tive·ly adverb




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objective

noun ob·jec·tive

Medical Definition of objective

  1. 1:  a lens or system of lenses that forms an image of an object

  2. 2:  something toward which effort is directed





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