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suc·ce·da·ne·um

(sŭk'sē-dā'nē-ŭm),
A substitute; a drug or any therapeutic agent that has the properties of and can be used in place of another.
[L. succedaneus, following after, substituting, fr. suc-cedo, to follow, to take the place of, fr. sub, under, + cedo, to go]

succedaneum

(suk?se-da'ne-um) [L. succedaneus, following, substituting]
1. Something that may be used as a substitute.

suc·ce·da·ne·um

(sŭksĕ-dānē-ŭm)
A substitute; a drug or any therapeutic agent that has the properties of and can be used in place of another.