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undertreat

verb un·der·treat \ˌən-dər-ˈtrēt\

Definition of UNDERTREAT

transitive verb
:  to treat inadequately <undertreat a disease>

First Known Use of UNDERTREAT

1908
Medical Dictionary

undertreat

transitive verb un·der·treat \-ˈtrēt\

Medical Definition of UNDERTREAT

:  to treat inadequately or inappropriately <undertreat a disease> <evidence shows that hospitalized patients are undertreated for pain—Harvard Medical School Health Letter>
un·der·treat·ment \-mənt\ noun

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