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optimum

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noun op·ti·mum \ˈäp-tə-məm\

Medical Definition of optimum

plural optima \-mə\play also optimums

  1. 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. 2:  greatest degree attained or attainable under implied or specified conditions

optimum adjective



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