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Medical Term:

structure

Pronunciation: struk'chur

Definition:

  1. The arrangement of the details of a part; the manner of formation of a part.
  2. A tissue or formation made up of different but related parts.
  3. chemistry the specific connections of the atoms in a given molecule.

Synonym(s): structura

[L. structura, fr. struo, pp. structus, to build]

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