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increment

 [in´krĕ-ment]
an increase or addition; the amount by which a value or quantity is increased. adj., adj incremen´tal.
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·cre·ment

(in'krĕ-ment), Avoid the jargonistic use of this word in the sense of any small amount.
A change in the value of a variable; usually an increase, with "decrement" applied to a decrease, though "increment" can also correctly be applied to both.
[L. incrementum, increase]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

in·cre·ment

(in'krĕ-mĕnt)
A change in the value of a variable; usually an increase, with "decrement" applied to a decrease, although "increment" can also correctly be applied to both.
[L. incrementum, increase]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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