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supportive

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adjective sup·port·ive \-ˈpōrt-iv, -ˈpȯrt-\

Medical Definition of supportive

  1. :  furnishing support; specifically :  serving to sustain the strength and condition of a patient <administration of fluids, glucose, and proteins is supportive against liver failure> <supportive care>





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