palliative treatment

n.

Treatment to alleviate symptoms without curing the disease.

Nearby words

  1. peer gynt,
  2. peer of the realm,
  3. peer pressure,
  4. peer review,
  5. peer-to-peer,
  6. peerage,
  7. peerce,
  8. peerce, jan,
  9. peeress,
  10. peerie


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