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n. pl. suc·ce·da·ne·a (-nē-ə)
[New Latin succēdāneum, from Latin, neuter sing. of succēdāneus, substituted, from succēdere, to succeed; see succeed.]
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n, pl -nea (-nɪə)
(Medicine) obsolete something that is used as a substitute, esp any medical drug or agent that may be taken or prescribed in place of another
[C17: from Latin succēdāneus following after, from succēdere to succeed]
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suc•ce•da•ne•um(ˌsʌk sɪˈdeɪ ni əm)
n., pl. -ne•a (-ni ə)
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|Noun||1.||succedaneum - (medicine) something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)|
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