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noun \ˈeks\

Medical Definition of x

plural x's or xs or x'es or xes \ˈek-səz\play

  1. :  the basic or monoploid number of chromosomes of a polyploid series :  the number contained in a single genome—compare n 1




x

symbol

Medical Definition of x

  1. 1 capitalized halogen atom—used in general formulas (as of trihalomethane CHX3)

  2. 2power of magnification





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