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supportive


supportive

adj sup·port·ive \-ˈpōrt-iv, -ˈprt-\

Definition of SUPPORTIVE

:  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>
March 04, 2015
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