TITLE

prime

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1773
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents a definition for the term "prime," which refers to a period of the greatest health and strength. It also means providing an initial treatment to a patient to ready him for either a larger dose of the same medicine or a different medicine
ACCESSION #
21242141

 

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