Medical Dictionary

sustained–release

adj sus·tained–re·lease \səs-ˌtānd-ri-ˌlēs\

Medical Definition of SUSTAINED-RELEASE

:  designed to slowly release a drug in the body over an extended period of time <sustained–release capsules> <a sustained–release drug delivery system>—compare timed-release

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