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induction therapy

noun

medical Definition of induction therapy

:the initial therapy used when treating a disease; specifically :induction chemotherapy
  • To improve this grim prognosis, we attempted to establish a more effective induction therapy, resulting in an increased rate of complete remission …
  • —H. C. Kluin-Nelemans et al.The New England Journal of Medicine9 Aug. 2012

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