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[Gr. charaktēristikos, pert. to a stamp]
1. A trait or character typical of an organism or of an individual. 2. In logarithmic expressions, the number to the left of the decimal point, as distinguished from the mantissa, the number to the right of the decimal point.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Characteristic." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765429/all/primary_sex_characteristic.
Characteristic. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765429/all/primary_sex_characteristic. Accessed December 16, 2019.
Characteristic. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765429/all/primary_sex_characteristic
Characteristic [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765429/all/primary_sex_characteristic.
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