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temperate

adj tem·per·ate \ˈtem-p(ə-)rət\

Medical Definition of TEMPERATE

1
:  marked by moderation; especially :  moderate in the use of intoxicating liquors
2
:  existing as a prophage in infected cells and rarely causing lysis <temperate bacteriophages>
tem·per·ate·ly adverb

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