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timed-release

[tahymd-ri-lees] /ˈtaɪmd rɪˈlis/
adjective, Pharmacology.
Also, time-release.
Origin of timed-release
1975-1980
First recorded in 1975-80
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timed-release in Medicine

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

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