- The state of being combined, or the process of combining, into a complete and harmonious whole.
- In physiology, the process of building up, as by, accretion or anabolism.
- In mathematics, the process of ascertaining a function from its differential.
- In molecular biology, a recombination event in which a genetic element is inserted.
[L. integro, pp. -atus, to make whole, fr. integer, whole]
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