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principle

noun prin·ci·ple \ˈprin(t)-sə-pəl\

Medical Definition of PRINCIPLE

1
:  a comprehensive and fundamental law, doctrine, or assumption
2
:  an ingredient (as a chemical) that exhibits or imparts a characteristic quality <the active principle of a drug>
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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