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cumulative effect in Medicine

cumulative effect n.
The state at which repeated administration of a drug may produce effects that are more pronounced than those produced by the first dose. Also called cumulative action.

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  • They are man generalized; as units they inevitably lack something of interest; all the more they have cumulative effect.

    Essays Alice Meynell
  • Courtesy with him, as with any one else who makes it a habit, has a cumulative effect.

  • No cumulative effect was observed in any of the experiments of series C.

    The Toxicity of Caffein William Salant
  • All these forces, the cumulative effect of them, had been at work.

    The Socialist Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • The non-arrival of an answer to his message had a cumulative effect upon the Squire's temper during the morning.

    The Squire's Daughter Archibald Marshall
  • All these produced profound discontent and had a cumulative effect.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • Other evils, incident on woman's industrial work, do not require elaboration, though their cumulative effect is often very real.

    Problems of Poverty John A. Hobson
  • They have a cumulative effect, too, in clearing the atmosphere.

  • Here the author has arranged her subjects in such a way as to give the whole a cumulative effect.

    Business English Rose Buhlig

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