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Medical Dictionary


adj pro·voc·a·tive \prə-ˈväk-ət-iv\

Medical Definition of PROVOCATIVE

:  serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate <provocative test for coronary spasm—Journal of the American Medical Association>


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