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structure

 [struk´cher]
the components and their manner of arrangement in constituting a whole.
family structure the way in which a family is organized according to roles, rules, power, and hierarchies.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

struc·ture

(strŭk'chūr),
1. The arrangement of the details of a part; the manner of formation of a part.
2. A tissue or formation made up of different but related parts.
3. chemistry the specific connections of the atoms in a given molecule.
Synonym(s): structura
[L. structura, fr. struo, pp. structus, to build]
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structure

(strŭk′chər)
n.
Biology
a. The arrangement or formation of the tissues, organs, or other parts of an organism.
b. An organ or other part of an organism.
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structure

Vox populi The appearance of a thing. See Age structure, Bile duct structure, Cloverleaf structure, Pharyngeal structure, Sleep structure, Wolffian duct structure.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

struc·ture

(strŭk'shŭr)
1. The arrangement of the details of a part; the manner of formation of a part.
2. A tissue or formation made up of different but related parts.
3. chemistry The configuration and interconnections of the atoms in a given molecule.
Synonym(s): structura.
[L. structura, fr. struo, pp. structus, to build]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

struc·ture

(strŭk'shŭr)
1. Arrangement of the details of a part; the manner of formation of a part.
2. A tissue or formation made up of different but related parts.
3. In chemistry, the specific connections of the atoms in a given molecule.
[L. structura, fr. struo, pp. structus, to build]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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What are the maintenance costs of border structures and height lists?
In 2002, Kazakhstan and Russia drew boundaries between their sectors in the Caspian Sea, and set three border structures, namely, Kurmangazy, Khvalynsk and Tsentralnoye.
Against this increase in market activity, though, tax authorities are continuing to focus on improving tax revenues and close the perceived "tax gap" (the gap between expected tax revenues and actual tax revenues), with cross- border structures and transactions being subject to increased scrutiny, through the tax assessment process.