al·​le·​vi·​a·​tive ə-ˈlē-vē-ˌāt-iv How to pronounce alleviative (audio)
: tending to alleviate : palliative
a medicine that is alleviative but not curative

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“Alleviative.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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