minor

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(mī′nŏr )

[L. minor, smaller, lesser]

1. Of lesser or inferior importance, size, scope, or effect.
2. A person not of legal age and thus requiring consent for medical, surgical, or dental care. The legal age of consent in the U.S. varies from state to state.

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