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(in prescriptions) one-half.
Origin of dim.1
From the Latin word dīmidius

dim.2 Unabridged
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  • Molyneux impresses more than Mullins, of which it is merely the dim., Fr.

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dim. in Medicine

dim. abbr.
Latin dimidius (half)

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