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Definitions of present:

part of speech: adjective

To precede or appear first at the os uteri, said of the part of the fetus which is felt by the examining finger of the accoucheur.

Usage examples for present:

  • I was present when the message came about his father." "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins
  • Will you have them,- as a present "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope

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The proteinsplitting ferment of the pancreas, it differs from pepsin in that it acts better in a slightly alkaline medium such as it finds in the intestine. It is used in medicine in cases of intestinal indigestion in doses of gr. 8- 15 ( 0. 5- 1. 0) in keratin coated pills or capsules; it is also used to peptonize milk, and as a solvent of diphtheritic membrane, and has been given by hypodermic injection in connection with amylopsin in the treatment of cancer. ...