from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A medicated adhesive pad that is placed on the skin to deliver a time-release dose of medication through the skin into the bloodstream. Also called skin patch.
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- n. A plastic patch that has been impregnated with medication. The patch is applied to the skin and delivers a steady dose of medication over time.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a medicated adhesive pad placed on the skin for absorption of a time released dose of medication into the bloodstream
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