al·​li·​ga·​tion ˌal-ə-ˈgā-shən How to pronounce alligation (audio)
: a process or rule for the solution of problems concerning the compounding or mixing of ingredients differing in price or quality:
: one applied when a definite mixture is required

called also alligation alternate

: one applied when the price or quality of the mixture is to be determined

called also alligation medial

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“Alligation.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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