nonfunctioning

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adjective non·func·tion·ing \ˌnän-ˈfəŋ(k)-sh(ə-)niŋ\

Definition of nonfunctioning

  1. 1 :  not performing or able to perform a function :  not functioning :  nonfunctional a nonfunctioning telephone a nonfunctioning kidney

  2. 2 medical, of a tumor :  not secreting hormones or not secreting hormones that produce clinical symptoms a nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma nonfunctioning islet cell tumors

First Known Use of nonfunctioning

1869


Medical Dictionary

nonfunctioning

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adjective non·func·tion·ing \-ˈfəŋ(k)-sh(ə-)niŋ\

Medical Definition of nonfunctioning

  1. 1:  not performing or able to perform a regular function a nonfunctioning thyroid

  2. 2of a tumor :  not secreting hormones or not secreting hormones which produce clinical symptoms a nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma nonfunctioning islet cell tumors


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