An old-fashioned but convenient household measure of capacity that is equal to about 15 cc of liquid.
In pharmacy, a medication, usually mixed with a binder powder, molded and pressed into the form of a tablet, traditionally circular or disk-shaped, but more recently also oblong or differently shaped. From the French tablette, little table.
- Tablet splitter
A device for tablet splitting.
- Tablet splitting
The practice of cutting tablets in half. The reason is usually financial. To reduce costs, a physician may prescribe pills that have twice the dose a patient needs and then ask the patient to split the pills in half. To make sure the patient takes the correct dose, patients are given (or buy) a device […]
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Transarterial chemoembolization, a procedure in which the blood supply to a tumor is blocked (embolized) and chemotherapy is administered directly into the tumor. For example, TACE has been used to treat some liver cancers.