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battery

 [bat´er-e]
1. a set or series of cells that yield an electric current.
2. any set, series, or grouping of similar things, as a battery of tests.

bat·ter·y

(bat'er-ē),
A group or series of tests administered for analytic or diagnostic purposes.
[M.E. batri, beaten metal, fr. O.Fr. batre, to beat]

battery

Cardiac pacing
One or more power cells, usually chemical, that serve as a source of electrical power.
 
Chemistry
A group of voltaic cells connected in series.
 
Lab medicine
A panel of tests.

Medical malpractice
The unauthorised touching of another person.

battery

Cardiac pacing One or more power cells, usually chemical, that serve as a source of electrical power Lab medicine A panel of tests. See Panel, Test battery Medical malpractice The unauthorized touching of another person. See Assault, Ghost surgery, Informed consent, Malpractice.

bat·ter·y

(bat'ĕr-ē)
1. A group or series of tests administered for analytic or diagnostic purposes.
2. Device that turns chemical energy into electrical.
3. Unlawful touching of another person.
4. Any form of physical violence against another person.
[M.E. batri, beaten metal, fr. O.Fr. batre, to beat]

bat·ter·y

(bat'ĕr-ē)
Series of tests administered for analytic or diagnostic purposes.
[M.E. batri, beaten metal, fr. O.Fr. batre, to beat]
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