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conservative

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adjective con·ser·va·tive \kən-ˈsər-vət-iv\

Medical Definition of conservative

  1. :  not extreme or drastic; especially :  designed to preserve parts or restore or preserve function <conservative treatment of prostate cancer by watchful waiting or hormonal therapy in contrast to radical prostatectomy>—compare aggressive 3, radical

conservatively adverb




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