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quality

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noun qual·i·ty \ˈkwäl-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of quality

plural qual·i·ties

  1. :  a special or distinguishing attribute: asa:  timbreb:  the attribute of an elementary sensation that makes it fundamentally unlike any other sensationc:  the character of an X-ray beam that determines its penetrating power and is dependent upon its wavelength distribution





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