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Medical Term:

gain

Pronunciation: gan

Definition:

  1. Profit; advantage.
  2. The ratio of output to input of an amplifying system, generally expressed in decibels in ultrasound.

[M.E. gayne, booty, fr. O.Fr., fr. Germanic]

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