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noun so·lu·tion \sə-ˈlü-shən\

Medical Definition of solution

  1. 1a:  an act or the process by which a solid, liquid, or gaseous substance is homogeneously mixed with a liquid or sometimes a gas or solid—called also b:  a homogeneous mixture formed by this process

  2. 2a:  a liquid containing a dissolved substance <an aqueous solution>b:  a liquid and usually aqueous medicinal preparation with the solid ingredients solublec:  the condition of being dissolved <a substance in solution>





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