Polypharmacy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Polypharmacy (Med) The act or practice of prescribing too many medicines.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n polypharmacy The prescribeing of too many medicines, especially in one prescription.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Polypharmacy pol-i-fär′ma-si the prescribing of too many medicines.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Poly-, + Gr. the using of medicine, fr. medicine: cf. F. polypharmacie,

Usage


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