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Administer

Managed care To direct and manage personnel—e.g., to administer a programme.
Medspeak Give, provide
Therapeutics To apply a substance—by injection, inhalation, ingestion or by other means—to the body of a patient or research subject by either a health practitioner or his authorised agent and under his direction, or by the patient or research subject himself.

administer

Pharmacology verb To apply a substance–by injection, inhalation, ingestion or by other means, to the body of a Pt or research subject by either a health practitioner or his authorized agent and under his direction, or by the Pt or research subject himself. Cf Dispense Medtalk → Vox populi Give.
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The revised standards will affect all 30,000 firms enrolled in the AICPA peer review program and the state societies that administer it (administering entities).

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