\pˌalɪˈe͡ɪʃən], \pˌalɪˈeɪʃən], \p_ˌa_l_ɪ__ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of PALLIATION
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
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By Noah Webster.
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
The act of palliating- that is, of causing the symptoms of a disease to mitigate, without curing it. The medical art can frequently only moderate the symptoms of a disease, prevent it from making progress, prolong the days of the patient, and diminish his sufferings. This is palliative treatment, (F.) Traitement palliatif.
By Robley Dunglison
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