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suppository

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drugs, medicines
suppositorysup‧pos‧i‧to‧ry /səˈpɒzətəri $ səˈpɑːzətɔːri/ noun (plural suppositories) [countable] 🔊 🔊 MDa small piece of solid medicine that is placed in someone’s rectum or vagina
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suppositoryEnemas and suppositories may be of use but habitual use of these can create an unhappy and strained parent-child relationship.The oil was employed in various ways which included baths, steam inhalations and suppositories.Some even insert caffeine suppositories before a race in an attempt to provide a sustained dose with no stomach upset.In addition, particularly if you are to have surgery, bring some glycerine suppositories.No suppositories for her, no thank you.One of the better-known brands, Cafergot, contains 100 milligrams of caffeine in each tablet or suppository.Some one phoned up a pre-watershed live show and started telling a joke about putting suppositories up your bum.Some women get good results from a vaginal suppository of progesterone.
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