noun, plural sup·pos·i·to·ries.
- suppressed carrier modulation,
Origin of suppository
Examples from the Web for suppository
Alan: Are you supposed to do this up your nose or is this a suppository?Martha Quinn, Nina Blackwood & More Original MTV VJs Tell All|Melissa Leon|May 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When for two to three feet the lower bowel requires nourishment, a suppository night and morning is prescribed!Intestinal Ills|Alcinous Burton Jamison
Make a suppository and insert night: Cocaine hydrochlorate, two grains; ext.Searchlights on Health|B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
As a rule, the needle had better not be used, but a suppository given.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for suppository
late 14c., from Medieval Latin suppositorium, noun use of neuter of Late Latin suppositorius "placed underneath or up," from Latin suppositus, past participle of supponere "put or place under" (see suppose).