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polypharmacy

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noun poly·phar·ma·cy \ˌpä-li-ˈfär-mə-sē\

Definition of polypharmacy

  1. :  the practice of administering or using multiple medications especially concurrently (as in the treatment of a single disease or of several coexisting conditions)



1762

First Known Use of polypharmacy

1762


Medical Dictionary

polypharmacy

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noun poly·phar·ma·cy \-ˈfär-mə-sē\

Medical Definition of polypharmacy

plural poly·phar·ma·cies

  1. :  the practice of administering many different medicines especially concurrently for the treatment of the same disease




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