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1. essential to maintain life
2. of, relating to, having, or displaying life
a. the bodily organs, such as the brain, liver, heart, lungs, etc., that are necessary to maintain life
b. the organs of reproduction, esp the male genitals


A semantics language using FSL, developed by Mondshein in 1967.

[Sammet 1969, p. 641].
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