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overmedicate

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verb over·med·i·cate \-ˈmed-i-ˌkāt\

Medical Definition of overmedicate

overmedicated

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overmedicating

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to administer too much medication to :  prescribe too much medication for

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to administer or prescribe too much medication

overmedication

\-ˌmed-i-ˈkā-shən\play noun

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