assimilative

adjective as·sim·i·la·tive \ ə-ˈsi-mə-ˌlā-tiv , -lə-tiv \

Definition of assimilative

: of, relating to, or causing assimilation

First Known Use of assimilative

14th century


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assimilative

adjective as·sim·i·la·tive \ ə-ˈsim-ə-ˌlāt-iv, -lət- \

medical Definition of assimilative

: of, relating to, or causing assimilation

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