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am·bi·ent

(am'bē-ent),
Surrounding, encompassing; pertaining to the immediate environment in which an organism or apparatus functions.
[L. ambiens, going around]
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am·bi·ent

(am'bē-ĕnt)
Surrounding, encompassing; pertaining to the environment in which an organism or apparatus functions.
[L. ambiens, going around]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ambient

surrounding, prevailing. The term is used most often in connection with temperature levels during experiments.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Ambient

Surrounding.
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