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Medical Term:

coil

Pronunciation: koyl

Definition:

  1. A spiral or series of loops.
  2. An object made of wire wound in a spiral configuration, used in electronic applications, or a loop of wire used as an antenna.
  3. A spiral loop of wire used to embolize an artery to obstruct it.
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