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coated tablet

Etymology: ME, cote + Fr, tablette
a solid disc of one or more pharmaceutic agents that is (1) coated with sugar or a flavoring to mask the taste or (2) enteric-coated, meaning that it is coated with a substance that resists dissolution in the stomach but allows release of the medication in the intestine.

coated tablet

A type of tablet usually made by enclosing a drug in a protective shell.
See also: tablet
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