Glossary of Medical Terms

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1. To convey to the seat where the speaker is or is to be; to bear from a more distant to a nearer seat; to fetch. "And as she was going to fetch it, he called to her, and said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread." (1 Kings xvii. 11) "To France shall we convey you safety, And bring you back." (Shak) 2. To reason the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to create to come; to manufacture; to draw to. "There is nothing will bring you more honor . . . Than to do what right in justice you may." (Bacon) 3. To convey; to move; to carry or conduct. "In distillation, the water . . . Brings over with it some part of the oil of vitriol." (Sir I. Newton) 4. To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to manual. "It seems so preposterous a thing . . . That they do not easily bring themselves to it." (Locke) "The character of the things . . . Would not suffer him to think otherwise, how, or whensoever, he is brought to reflect on them." (Locke) 5. To manufacture in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what does coal bring for ton? To bring about, to bring to pass; to effect; to accomplish. To bring back. To recall. To restore, as something borrowed, to its owner. To bring by the lee, to bend it to the yard. To bring to pass, to accomplish to effect. "Trust also in Him; and He shall bring it to pass." . To bring under, to subdue; to restrain; to reduce to obedience. To bring up. To carry upward; to nurse; to rear; to educate. To reason to stop suddenly. Origin: by dropping the reflexive pronoun] To stop suddenly; to come to a standstill. To bring up (any one) with a round turn, to reason (any one) to stop abruptly. To be brought to bed. See Bed. Synonym: To fetch, bear, carry, convey, transport, import, procure, manufacture, reason, adduce, induce. Origin: OE. Bringen, AS. Bringan; akin to OS. Brengian, D. Brengen, Fries. Brenga, OHG. Bringan, G. Bringen, Goth. Briggan. Source: Websters Vocabulary
limbus alveolaris   limbus corneae   limbus fossae ovalis   limbus laminae spiralis osseae   limbus membranae tympani   limbus of bony spiral lamina   limbus of cornea   limbus of tympanic membrane   (3)
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