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Medical Term:

rejection

Pronunciation: re-jek'shun

Definition:

  1. The immunologic response to incompatibility in a transplanted organ.
  2. A refusal to accept, recognize, or grant; a denial.
  3. Elimination of small ultrasonic echoes from display.

[L. rejectio, a throwing back]

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