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sup·pos·i·to·ry

 (sə-pŏz′ĭ-tôr′ē)
n. pl. sup·pos·i·to·ries
A small plug of medication designed to melt at body temperature within a body cavity other than the mouth, especially the rectum or vagina. Also called bougie.

[Middle English, from Old French suppositorie, from Medieval Latin suppositōrium, from Late Latin, neuter of suppositōrius, placed under, from Latin suppositus, past participle of suppōnere, to put under; see suppose.]
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suppository

(səˈpɒzɪtərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Medicine) med an encapsulated or solid medication for insertion into the vagina, rectum, or urethra, where it melts and releases the active substance
[C14: from Medieval Latin suppositōrium, from Latin suppositus placed beneath, from suppōnere; see suppose]
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sup•pos•i•to•ry

(səˈpɒz ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

n., pl. -ries.
a solid mass of medicinal substance that melts upon insertion into the rectum or vagina.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin suppositōrium]
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suppository

A tablet inserted into the anus or vagina that dissolves to administer a drug treatment or anesthesia.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suppository - a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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Translations
čípek
peräpuikkosupposuppositorio
坐剤坐薬
žvakutė
supposuppositoirzetpil
stolpiller

suppository

[səˈpɒzɪtərɪ] Nsupositorio m
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suppository

[səˈpɒzɪtəri] nsuppositoire m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

suppository

nZäpfchen nt, → Suppositorium nt (spec)
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suppository

[səˈpɒzɪtrɪ] nsuppositorio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sup·pos·i·to·ry

n. supositorio, medicamento semisólido que se inserta en una cavidad natural del cuerpo (vagina, recto).
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

suppository

n (pl -ries) supositorio; vaginal — óvulo, supositorio vaginal
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Mousa, "GC Method Validation for the Analysis of Menthol in Suppository Pharmaceutical Dosage Form," International Journal of Analytical Chemistry, vol.
Few studies of B & O suppository use to reduce discomfort from bladder spasms were found for 2010-2014.
A single dose of rectal diclofenac suppository of 100mg was given to the patients delivered vaginally or by second-stage emergency Caesarean section.
Conclusion: Per-rectal administration of diclofenac suppository prior to ERCP results in significant reduction in the frequency of ERCP induced pancreatitis.
There were significant differences between the two groups in the time to first request for analgesia (p<0.001), time to the first use of diclofenac suppository (p<0.001), and time to the first pethidine injection (p<0.001).
Group II--comprised of patients who received paracetamol suppository immediately following induction.
A similar suppository "can be made up by any compounding company" said Dr.
"Nystatin vaginal suppository could be a therapy choice for vulvovaginal candidiasis caused by Candida glabrata." Dr.
Researchers found that using a probiotic vaginal suppository lowered the number of UTIs in women who had not yet experienced menopause.
The Voltral (Diclofenac) suppository launch ceremony was held at Pearl Continental, Lahore on April 25-26, 2011.
"Because it is a suppository, there are no worries about a child spitting it out, like with liquid medications," says Sarita Thapar, director of medical affairs for Actavis.
While diazepam is typically administered by either suppository or IV, midazolam can be administered by a shot in the muscle or intranasally.