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ternary

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adjective ter·na·ry \ˈtər-nə-rē\

Medical Definition of ternary

  1. 1:  having three elements, parts, or divisions

  2. 2a:  being or consisting of an alloy of three elementsb:  of, relating to, or containing three different elements, atoms, radicals, or groups <a ternary acid>




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