timed-release

[ tahymd-ri-lees ]
/ ˈtaɪmd rɪˈlis /

adjective Pharmacology.

Origin of timed-release

First recorded in 1975–80
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Medicine definitions for timed-release

timed-release


adj.

Releasing ingredients gradually to produce a sustained effect.
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