milieu interieur


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milieu

 [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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mil·ieu in·té·ri·eur

, milieu interne
the internal environment; the fluids bathing the tissue cells of multicellular animals.
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mil·ieu in·té·ri·eur

, milieu interne (mil-yu an[h]-ter-ē-ur, in-tārn)
1. Internal environment.
2. The fluids bathing the tissue cells of multicellular animals.
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