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 (ăl′fə-no͞o-mĕr′ĭk, -nyo͞o-) also al·pha·mer·ic (-fə-mĕr′ĭk)
1. Consisting of both letters and numbers.
2. Consisting of or using letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and mathematical and other conventional symbols: an alphanumeric code.

[alpha(betic) + numeric(al).]

al′pha·nu·mer′i·cal adj.
al′pha·nu·mer′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.alphanumerical - of or pertaining to alphanumeric charactersalphanumerical - of or pertaining to alphanumeric characters
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