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Element

Correct spelling for element

Medical definition of element:

1. A simple substance, one which is incapable of being split up into other substances. 2. A cell or other indivisible anatomical structure. 3. Earth, air, fire, or water, formerly regarded as the principles of which all matter was composed.

Usage examples for element:

  • Eve came to sit beside him without a murmur; for in a sister's love for a brother it is an element of great pleasure to be treated without ceremony. "Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I, – Honore de Balzac"
  • This direct gain to all of those working under the system is without doubt the most important single element in the whole problem. "The Principles of Scientific Management, – Frederick Winslow Taylor"
  • Or, if the element within us could attract gold, could we obtain it from the coal fields? "The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2, – Burgoyne, Thomas H."

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