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interface

 [in´ter-fās″]
1. in chemistry, the boundary between two systems or phases.
2. a connection between two computer subsystems, or the hardware required to exchange data through such a connection, or an area of computer storage that can be accessed by more than one system.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·ter·face

(in'tĕr-fās),
1. A surface that forms a common boundary of two bodies.
2. The boundary between regions of different radiopacity, acoustic, or magnetic resonance properties; the projection of the interface between tissues of different such properties on an image.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

interface

Informatics
1. The electronic connection where 2 parts of a system are joined–eg, software program meets a hardware component, or where hardware meets an input device.
2. Software that joins 2 different information systems. See Application program interface, Bidirectional interface, Command line interface, Fiber distributed data interface, GUI interface, Haptic interface, Messaging API interface, Parallel interface, Serial interface.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in·ter·face

(in'tĕr-fās)
1. A surface that forms a common boundary of two bodies.
2. The boundary between regions of different radiopacity, acoustic, or magnetic resonance properties; the projection of the interface between tissues of different such properties on an image.
3. The connection between discrete parts of a computer system.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

interface

A surface forming a common barrier or boundary between two objects.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

in·ter·face

(in'tĕr-fās)
1. Surface that forms a common boundary of two bodies.
2. Boundary between regions of different radiopacity, acoustic, or magnetic resonance properties.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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