Medical Dictionary


adj cu·mu·la·tive \ˈkyü-myə-lət-iv, -ˌlāt-\

Medical Definition of CUMULATIVE

:  increasing in effect by successive doses (as of a drug or poison) <cumulative poisoning by organochlorine pesticides—Jack Clincy>
cu·mu·la·tive·ly adverb
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