timed-release


timed–re·lease

adjective \ˈtīmd-ri-ˈlēs\

Definition of TIMED-RELEASE

:  consisting of or containing a drug that is released in small amounts over time (as by dissolution of a coating) usually in the gastrointestinal tract <timed–release capsules>

Variants of TIMED-RELEASE

timed–re·lease or time–re·lease \ˈtīm-\

First Known Use of TIMED-RELEASE

1966

timed–re·lease

adjective    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TIMED–RELEASE

: consisting of or containing a drug that is released in small amounts over time (as by dissolution of a coating) usually in the gastrointestinal tract <timed–release capsules>—compare sustained-release

Variants of TIMED–RELEASE

timed–re·lease or time–release \ˈtīm(d)-ri-ˈlēs\

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