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po·tent

(pō'tĕnt),
1. Possessing force, power, strength.
See also: totipotent, pluripotent, unipotent.
2. Indicating the ability of a primordial cell to differentiate.
See also: totipotent, pluripotent, unipotent.
3. In psychiatry, possessing sexual potency.
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potent

(pōt′nt)
adj.
1. Exerting or capable of exerting strong physiological or chemical effects.
2. Able to achieve and maintain an erection that allows for sexual intercourse. Used of a male.
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po·tent

(pō'tĕnt)
1. Possessing force, power, strength.
2. Indicating the ability of a primordial cell to differentiate.
3. Possessing sexual potency.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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