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timed-release

[tahymd-ri-lees] /ˈtaɪmd rɪˈlis/
adjective, Pharmacology
Also, time-release.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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  • Crushing or diluting the tablet disarms the timed-release action of the medication and causes a quick, powerful high.
  • These data will form the basis of a future study to develop a timed-release injection.
  • Slow-release fertilizers come in a variety of types: organic, timed-release and coated.
timed-release in Medicine

timed-release or time-release
adj.
Releasing ingredients gradually to produce a sustained effect.

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