Suppository



noun, plural suppositories.
1.
a solid, conical mass of medicinal substance that melts upon insertion into the rectum or vagina.
noun (pl) -ries
1.
(med) an encapsulated or solid medication for insertion into the vagina, rectum, or urethra, where it melts and releases the active substance

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

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