mul·​ti·​drug ˌməl-tē-ˈdrəg How to pronounce multidrug (audio)
: utilizing or involving more than one drug
a multidrug chemotherapy regimen
multidrug resistant tuberculosis
multidrug abuse

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multidrug was in 1915

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Cite this Entry

“Multidrug.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

Medical Definition


mul·​ti·​drug -ˌdrəg How to pronounce multidrug (audio)
: utilizing or relating to more than one drug
multidrug therapy
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