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1. A cover or barrier; any layer or structure that limits exposure to a potentially toxic agent, such as a source of body fluids or radiation.
2. In biology, a protective plate or hard outer covering.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Shield." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758354/all/shield.
Shield. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758354/all/shield. Accessed May 24, 2019.
Shield. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758354/all/shield
Shield [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 24]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758354/all/shield.
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