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[L. componere, to place together]
1. In chemistry, a substance composed of two or more units or parts combined in definite proportions by weight and having specific properties of its own. Compounds are formed by all living organisms and are of two types, organic and inorganic. 2. Made up of more than one part. 3. In pharmacy, to prepare a prescription.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Compound." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768808/all/polar_compound.
Compound. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768808/all/polar_compound. Accessed September 18, 2019.
Compound. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768808/all/polar_compound
Compound [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768808/all/polar_compound.
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