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Pronunciation:  ut'enyoo`eytud

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  reduced in strength; "the faded tones of an old recording"
  2. [adj]  (electronics) of an electrical signal; reduced in amplitude with little or no distortion

ATTENUATED is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: attenuate, decreased, faded, reduced, weakened



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: This term is used to describe a vaccine that contains live but weakened viruses that will cause the body to develop an active immunity to them but will not normally cause disease.
Thesaurus Terms
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