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mel

[ mel ]
/ mɛl /
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noun (in prescriptions)

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Origin of mel

From Latin

Definition for mel (2 of 2)

Mel
[ mel ]
/ mɛl /

noun

a male given name, form of Melvin.
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British Dictionary definitions for mel

mel
/ (mɛl) /

noun

pharmacol a pure form of honey formerly used in pharmaceutical products

Word Origin for mel

from Latin
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Medical definitions for mel (1 of 2)

mel- 22

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Variant ofmelo-2

Medical definitions for mel (2 of 2)

mel- 11

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Variant ofmelo-1
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