Medical Dictionary


noun re·duc·tion \ri-ˈdək-shən\

Medical Definition of REDUCTION

:  the replacement or realignment of a body part in normal position or restoration of a bodily condition to normal
:  the process of reducing by chemical or electrochemical means
:  the psychological diminishment of emotion or needs through activity or adjustment
:  meiosis; specifically :  production of the gametic chromosome number in the first meiotic division
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
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