Definition of polypill in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpälēˌpil/


A pill containing a number of medicines that all treat the same condition.
Example sentences
  • The underlying tenet of the polypill - that combination therapy is better than monotherapy - may well be correct, particularly with regard to secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
  • A widely held concern was the way in which a polypill might undermine personal responsibility for wellness and encourage unhealthy lifestyles.
  • It taking a pill, such as the polypill, leads a person to believe they can eat two Big Macs every day, that would be very unfortunate.

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Syllabification: pol·y·pill

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