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[L. polus fr. Gr. polos, pivot, hinge, axis (of the globe), sky]
1. The extremity of any axis about which forces acting on it are symmetrically disposed.
SYN: SEE: polus
2. One of two points in a magnet, cell, or battery having opposite physical qualities.
3. In biology, the regions around each endpoint of a diameter (esp. an axis) of a sphere.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Pole." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736297/2/pole.
Pole. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736297/2/pole. Accessed May 31, 2023.
Pole. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736297/2/pole
Pole [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 31]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736297/2/pole.
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