milieu extérieur

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 [me-lyuh´] (Fr.)
surroundings; environment.
milieu extérieur [me-lyuh´ ek-sta″re-ur´] external environment.
milieu intérieur [me-lyuh´ an-ta″re-ur´] internal environment; the blood and lymph in which the cells are bathed.
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