combination therapy

noun

Definition of combination therapy

medical
:the use of more than one method and especially more than one drug to treat a disease

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combination play
  1. : a result or product of combining

  2. : two or more persons working as a team

  3. : an ordered sequence: such as

therapy play
  1. : therapeutic treatment especially of bodily, mental, or behavioral disorder


Medical Dictionary

combination therapy

noun

medical Definition of combination therapy

:the use of two or more therapies and especially drugs to treat a disease or condition
  • a combination therapy for asthma using a beta-agonist and corticosteroid
  • Although S. pneumoniae remains the most common cause of severe community-acquired pneumonia requiring ICU admission, combination therapy consisting of a cephalosporin with either a fluoroquinolone or a macrolide is recommended.
  • —Richard G. Wunderink and Grant W. WatererThe New England Journal of Medicine6 Feb. 2014

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