chemical dependence

noun

Medical Definition of chemical dependence

: addiction to or dependence on drugs

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chemically dependent adverb

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“Chemical dependence.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemical%20dependence. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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