Cumulative action

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(Med.) that action of certain drugs, by virtue of which they produce, when administered in small doses repeated at considerable intervals, the same effect as if given in a single large dose.

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This is an interesting study that reinforces the understanding of the device based on a double cumulative action of the central and peripheral areas," said Dr.
It is also incumbent on us to realistically reappraise our cumulative action as a nation in the year gone by with a view to delineate the positive contribution we made in our national life.
The persistent and cumulative action of NATO is creating an obvious effect," NATO spokesman Col.