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Medical Term:

standard

Pronunciation: stan'dard

Definition: Something that serves as a basis for comparison; a technical specification or written report by experts.

See: standard substance

[M.E., fr. O.Fr. estandard, rallying place, fr. Frankish standan, to stand, + hard, hard, fast]

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