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substitute

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noun sub·sti·tute \ˈsəb-stə-ˌt(y)üt\

Medical Definition of substitute

  1. :  a person or thing that takes the place or function of another <father and mother substitutes>

  2. substitute adjective




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substitute

transitive verb sub·sti·tute

Medical Definition of substitute

substitut·edsubstitut·ing

  1. :  to put or use in the place of another: asa:  to introduce (an atom or group) as a substituentb:  to alter (as a compound) by introduction of a substituent





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