generalized

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adjective gen·er·al·ized \ˈjen-rə-ˌlīzd, ˈje-nə-\

Definition of generalized

  1. :  made general; especially :  not highly differentiated biologically nor strictly adapted to a particular environment

Examples of generalized in a sentence

  1. The patient has been experiencing generalized pain.

1768

First Known Use of generalized

1768


GENERALIZED Defined for English Language Learners

generalized

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adjective gen·er·al·ized \ˈjen-rə-ˌlīzd, ˈje-nə-\

Definition of generalized for English Language Learners

  • : not specific : not limited to a particular area, part, etc.


Medical Dictionary

generalized

adjective gen·er·al·ized
variants: or British

generalised

Medical Definition of generalized

  1. 1a:  spread or extended throughout the body :  affecting many parts of the body <generalized paralysis> <generalized aches and pains>b:  affecting or involving all of a single part or region of the body <generalized back pain> <generalized mouth soreness>

  2. 2:  not highly differentiated biologically nor strictly adapted to a particular environment <a primitive generalized mammal>



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