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teaspoon

 [te´spo̳n]
a household unit of volume or capacity approximately equal to 5 milliliters.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tea·spoon

(tē'spūn),
A small spoon, holding about 1 dram (or about 5 mL) of liquid; used as a measure in the dosage of fluid medicines.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tea·spoon

(tē'spūn)
A small spoon, holding about 1 dram (or about 5 mL) liquid; used as a measure in the dosage of fluid medicines.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tea·spoon

(tē'spūn)
A small spoon, holding about 1 dram (or about 5 mL) of liquid; used as a measure in the dosage of fluid medicines.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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