Medical Dictionary

optimum

noun op·ti·mum \ˈäp-tə-məm\
plural op·ti·ma \-mə\ also op·ti·mums

Medical Definition of OPTIMUM

1
:  the amount or degree of something that is most favorable to some end; especially :  the most favorable condition for the growth and reproduction of an organism
2
:  greatest degree attained or attainable under implied or specified conditions
optimum adjective
April 28, 2015
portmanteau Hear it
a word formed by the blending of words
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