TITLE

reduction

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1863
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "reduction" is presented. It refers to the restoration to a normal position, as a fractured bone or a hernia. In chemistry, it also refers to a type of reaction in which a substance gains electrons and positive valence is reduced.
ACCESSION #
21243696

 

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