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[it-air, ahy-tair] /ˈɪt ɛər, ˈaɪ tɛər/
noun, Anatomy
a canal or passage.
Origin of iter
1590-1600; < Latin: journey, route, passage in the body, akin to īre to go, Hittite itar way, road Unabridged
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  • iter is the fusion physicists' last chance to prove that the technology is viable.
  • The iter project is currently leading the effort to commercialize fusion power.
iter in Medicine

iter i·ter (ī'tər)
A passage leading from one anatomical part to another.

i'ter·al (-tər-əl) adj.
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  1. International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
  2. International Toxicity Estimates for Risk
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