sustained-release

adjective
sus·​tained-re·​lease | \ sə-ˈstānd-ri-ˈlēs How to pronounce sustained-release (audio) \

Definition of sustained-release

: designed to release a drug in the body slowly over an extended period of time

First Known Use of sustained-release

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Sustained-release.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sustained-release. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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sustained-release

adjective
sus·​tained-re·​lease | \ səs-ˌtānd-ri-ˌlēs How to pronounce sustained-release (audio) \

Medical Definition of sustained-release

: designed to slowly release a drug in the body over an extended period of time especially to sustain therapeutic levels sustained-release capsules a sustained-release drug delivery system

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