undertreat

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verb un·der·treat \ˌən-dər-ˈtrēt\

Definition of undertreat

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to treat inadequately <undertreat a disease>

1721

First Known Use of undertreat

1721


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undertreat

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transitive verb un·der·treat \-ˈtrēt\

Medical Definition of undertreat

  1. :  to treat (as a condition, disease, or patient) inadequately <undertreat a disease> <evidence shows that hospitalized patients are undertreated for pain—Harvard Medical School Health Letter>

undertreatment

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