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1. Biology Not specifically adapted to a particular environment or function; not specialized.
2. Generally prevalent: observed a state of generalized discontent.
a. Involving an entire organ.
b. Spreading through or affecting the entire body; not localized: a generalized infection.
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1. general; non-specific
2. (Medicine) med affecting the whole body
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|Adj.||1.||generalized - not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment; "the hedgehog is a primitive and generalized mammal"|
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generalized[ˈdʒɛnrəlaɪzd] generalised (British) adj
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