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ma·ture

(mă-chūr', -tūr),
1. Ripe; fully developed.
2. To ripen; to become fully developed.
[L. maturus, ripe]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mature

(mə-cho͝or′, -to͝or′)
adj.
1. Having reached full natural growth or development.
2. Relating to or characteristic of full mental or physical development.
v.
To evolve toward or reach full development.
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ma·ture

(mă-chūr')
1. Ripe; fully developed.
2. To ripen; to become fully developed.
[L. maturus, ripe]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ma·ture

(mă-chūr')
Ripe; fully developed.
[L. maturus, ripe]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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