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supplement

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noun sup·ple·ment \ˈsəp-lə-mənt\

Medical Definition of supplement

  1. :  something that completes or makes an addition <dietary supplements>




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supplement

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transitive verb sup·ple·ment \ˈsəp-lə-ˌment\

Medical Definition of supplement

  1. :  to add a supplement to :  serve as a supplement for <utilizes…surgery to supplement the traditional treatment—Therapeutic Notes>

  2. sup·ple·men·ta·tion \ˌsəp-lə-ˌmen-ˈtā-shən, -mən-\play noun





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