preparation

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(prep″ă-rā′shŏn )

[L. praeparatio]

1. The making ready, esp. of a medicine for use.
2. A specimen set up for demonstration in anatomy, pathology, or histology.
3. A medicine made ready for use.
SYN: SEE: biopsy imprint; SEE: touch print

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