Definition of nicotine patch in English:

nicotine patch

Syllabification: nic·o·tine patch

noun

  • A patch impregnated with nicotine and worn on the skin by a person trying to give up smoking. Nicotine is gradually absorbed into the bloodstream, helping reduce the craving for cigarettes.
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    • The nicotine gum and the nicotine patch can be bought without a prescription from your doctor.
    • You might try using nicotine gum or a nicotine patch.
    • For example, the patient who needs to be doing something with his or her hands may prefer the nicotine inhaler over the nicotine patch.

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