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Medical Term:

apothem

Pronunciation: ap′ō-them, ap′ō-thēm

Definition: A precipitate caused by long boiling of a vegetable infusion or by its exposure to air.

[G. apo, from, + thema, something set down, fr. tithēmi, to place]

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