Definition of short-acting in English:
(Chiefly of a drug) having effects that only last for a short time.
- Nicotine is a short-acting drug that can be eliminated from the body relatively quickly.
- This occurs even when children are treated with short-acting medications during school hours.
- Standard protocols are difficult to develop because propofol is a short-acting medication.
Definition of short-acting in:
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