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corrective

Pronunciation: ko-rek'tiv

Definition:

  1. Counteracting, modifying, or changing what is injurious.
  2. A drug that modifies or corrects an undesirable or injurious effect of another drug.

Synonym(s): corrigent

[L. corrigo (conr-), pp. -rectus, to set right, fr. rego, to keep straight]

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