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adjective con·densed \kən-ˈden(t)st\

Definition of condensed

  1. :  reduced to a more compact or dense form; also :  having a face narrower than that of a standard typeface

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First Known Use of condensed

15th century


Medical Dictionary

condensed

adjective con·densed

Medical Definition of condensed

  1. :  reduced to a more compact or dense form condensed metaphase chromosomes condensed heterochromatin





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