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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: tim


  1. That relationship of events expressed by the terms past, present, and future, and measured in units such as seconds, minutes, hours, days, months, or years.
  2. A certain period during which something definite or determined is done.

Synonym(s): tempus2

[A.S. tima]

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