polypharmacy


poly·phar·ma·cy

noun \ˌpä-li-ˈfär-mə-sē\

Definition of POLYPHARMACY

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

First Known Use of POLYPHARMACY

1762

poly·phar·ma·cy

noun \-ˈfär-mə-sē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural poly·phar·ma·cies

Medical Definition of POLYPHARMACY

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

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