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entity

Pronunciation: en'ti-te

Definition: An independent thing; that which contains in itself all the conditions essential to individuality; that which forms of itself a complete whole; medically, denoting a separate and distinct disease or condition.

[L. ens (ent-), being, pres. p. of esse, to be]

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