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Also Det Linguistics. determiner.
Pharmacology. diethyltryptamine.

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Definition for DET (2 of 2)

det.

abbreviation

detach.
detachment.
detail.
determine.
(in prescriptions) let it be given.

Origin of det.

From the Latin word dētur
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British Dictionary definitions for DET

DET

abbreviation for

diethyltryptamine, a hallucinogenic drug
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Medical definitions for DET (1 of 2)

DET
[ dē′ē-tē ]

n.

Diethyltryptamine; a hallucinogenic agent similar to DMT.

Medical definitions for DET (2 of 2)

det.

abbr.

detur (let there be given; give)
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