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Medical Term:

preparation

Pronunciation: prep'a-ra'shun

Definition:

  1. The act of making or getting ready.
  2. Something made ready, as a medicine or other mixture, or a histologic specimen.

[L. praeparatio, fr. prae, before, + paro, pp. -atus, to get ready]

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