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(kar″ăk-tĕ-ris′tik )

[Gr. charaktēristikos, pert. to a stamp]

1. A trait or character typical of an organism or of an individual.
2. In logarithmic expressions, the number to the left of the decimal point, as distinguished from the mantissa, the number to the right of the decimal point.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Characteristic." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765429/all/characteristic.
Characteristic. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765429/all/characteristic. Accessed May 22, 2019.
Characteristic. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765429/all/characteristic
Characteristic [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765429/all/characteristic.
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