first-line

adjective \ ˈfərst-ˈlīn \

Definition of first-line

:being the preferred, standard, or first choice
  • first-line treatment of tuberculosis
— compare second-line

First Known Use of first-line

1919


FIRST-LINE Defined for English Language Learners

first-line

adjective

Definition of first-line for English Language Learners

  • : used or chosen first

  • : available to be used immediately


Medical Dictionary

first-line

adjective \ ˈfərst-ˈlīn \

medical Definition of first-line

:being the preferred, standard, or first choice
  • first-line treatment of advanced breast cancer
— compare second-line


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