second–line

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adjective sec·ond–line \ˈse-kən(d)-ˈlīn\

Definition of second–line

  1. :  not being the usual or preferred choice second–line drugs to treat tuberculosis — compare first-line

1969

First Known Use of second–line

1969


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second–line

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adjective sec·ond–line \ˌsek-ən(d)-ˌlīn\

Medical Definition of second–line

  1. :  being or using a drug that is not the usual or preferred choice—compare first-line

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