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(ri-dŭk′shŏn )

[L. reductio, leading back]

1. Restoration to a normal position, as a fractured bone, dislocated joint, or a hernia.
2. In chemistry, a type of reaction in which a substance gains electrons and positive valence is decreased.
SEE: oxidation

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Reduction." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754919/6/reduction.
Reduction. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754919/6/reduction. Accessed July 19, 2019.
Reduction. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754919/6/reduction
Reduction [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754919/6/reduction.
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