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cock·tail

(kok'tāl),
A mixture that includes several ingredients or drugs.

cocktail

(kŏk′tāl′)
n.
Medicine
a. A mixture of drugs, usually in solution, administered together or sequentially.
b. A medical regimen that includes a combination of several drugs, so that their combined effect is more potent than that of any of the drugs used individually.

cocktail

Etymology: AS, cocc + toegel,
Usage notes: (informal)
an unofficial mixture of drugs, usually in solution, combined to achieve a specific purpose. This term is frequently used when combining medications to treat patients who are HIV positive.
Drug slang A regional term for (1) a cigarette laced with cocaine or crack; (2) a partially smoked marijuana ‘joint’ inserted in a regular cigarette
Medspeak Any mixture of therapeutic compounds

cock·tail

(kok'tāl)
A mixture that includes several ingredients or drugs.
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