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word element [L.], situated near; adjoining.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Adjacent to or adjoining.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
juxta-Combining form denoting near to or alongside.
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