dispersal

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noun dis·pers·al \di-ˈspər-səl\

Definition of dispersal

  1. :  the act or result of dispersing; especially :  the process or result of the spreading of organisms from one place to another

Examples of dispersal in a Sentence

  1. the dispersal of plant seeds in the forests through natural means

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First Known Use of dispersal

1821


Medical Dictionary

dispersal

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noun dis·pers·al \dis-ˈpər-səl\

Medical Definition of dispersal

  1. :  the act or result of dispersing; specifically :  the process or result of the spreading of organisms from one place to another



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