Glossary of Medical Terms

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1. Having existed, or having been made, but a short time; having originated or occured lately; having recently come into subsistence, or into one's possession; not early or long in being; of late origin; last; fresh; modern; opposed to old, as, a new coat; a new home; a new book; a new fashion. "Your new wife." 2. Not till seen or known, although existing till; lately manifested; recently discovered; as, a new metal; a new planet; new scenes. 3. Newly beginning or recurring; starting anew; now commencing; various from has been; as, a new year; a new rate or direction. 4. As if lately begun or made; having the state or characteristic of original freshness; also, changed for the better; renovated; unworn; untried; unspent; as, rest and travel made him a new man. "Steadfasty purposing to lead a new life." (Bk. Of Com. Prayer) "Men after long emaciating diets, thick, and nearly new." (Bacon) 5. Not of ancient extraction, or of a family of ancient descent; not previously kniwn or famous. 6. Not habituated; not familiar; unaccustomed. "New to the plow, unpracticed in the trace." (Pope) 7. Fresh from anything; newly come. "New from her sickness to that northern air." (Dryden) New birth. See Birth. New Church, or New Jerusalem Church, the church holding the doctrines taught by Emanuel Swedenborg. See Swedenborgian. New heart, an old name for the formation immediately above the coal measures or strata, now divided into the Permian and Trias. See Sandstone. New style. See Style. New testament. See Testament. New world, the earth of the Western Hemisphere; so called because not known to the inhabitants of the Eastern Hemisphere before last times. Synonym: Novel, last, fresh, modern. See Novel. Origin: OE. OE. Newe, AS. Niwe, neowe; akin to D. Nieuw, OS. Niwi, OHG. Niuwi, G. Neu, Icel. Nr, Dan. & Sw. Ny, Goth. Niujis, Lith. Naujas, Russ. Novuii, Ir. Nua, nuadh, Gael. Nuadh, W. Newydd, Armor. Nevez, L. Novus, gr, Skr. Nava, and prob. To E. Now. 263. See Now, and cf. Declare, Innovate, Neophyte, Novel. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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