Glossary of Medical Terms

Our online medical glossary of medical terms and definitions includes definitions for terms related to treatment, and general medicine


The outside covering or coat, as of flesh, fruit, trees, etc.; skin; hide; bark; peel; shell. "Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind With all thy charms, although this corporal rind Thou hast immanacled." (Milton) "Sweetest nu hath sourest rind." (Shak) Origin: AS. Rind bark, crust of bread; akin OHG. Rinta, G. Rinde, and perhaps to E. Rand, rim; cf. Skr. Ram to end, rest. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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