delayed-release

adjective

Medical Definition of delayed-release

: designed to delay release of a drug in the body (as through the use of enteric coatings) usually until it passes through the stomach into the small intestine … the effects of the ingestion of delayed-release preparations may not be fully manifested for hours.— N. Stuart Harris, The New England Journal of Medicine

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“Delayed-release.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/delayed-release. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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