depot injection

[ dēpō, dĕpō ]

n.

An injection of a substance in a form that tends to keep it at the site of injection so that absorption occurs over a prolonged period.

Nearby words

  1. deposition,
  2. depositor,
  3. depository,
  4. depository library,
  5. depot,
  6. depp,
  7. depr.,
  8. depravation,
  9. deprave,
  10. depraved


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