timed-release

adjective timed-re·lease \ ˈtīmd-ri-ˈlēs \
variants: or time-release play \ˈtīm-ri-ˈlēs\

Definition of timed-release

: consisting of or containing a drug that is released in small amounts over time (as by dissolution of a coating) usually in the gastrointestinal tract
  • timed-release capsules

First Known Use of timed-release

1966

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timed-release

adjective timed-re·lease
variants: or time-release play \ˈtīm(d)-ri-ˈlēs\

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