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sequester

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transitive verb se·ques·ter \si-ˈkwes-tər\

Medical Definition of sequester

  1. :  to hold (as a metallic ion) in solution especially for the purpose of suppressing undesired chemical or biological activity




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sequester

noun se·ques·ter

Medical Definition of sequester





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