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pretreatment

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noun pre·treat·ment \-mənt\

Medical Definition of pretreatment

  1. :  preliminary or preparatory treatment unsuccessful…in preventing tumor growth by pretreatment with vitamin A in mice—E. L. Felix et al


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pretreatment

adjective pre·treat·ment

Medical Definition of pretreatment

  1. :  occurring in or typical of the period prior to treatment a patient's pretreatment blood pressure


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