route of administration

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route of administration

[ro̅o̅t, rout]
Etymology: Fr, route, course; L, administrare, to serve
(of a drug) any one of the body systems in which a drug may be administered, such as intradermally, intrathecally, intramuscularly, intranasally, intravenously, orally, rectally, subcutaneously, sublingually, topically, or vaginally. Some medications can be given by only one route because absorption or maximum effectiveness occurs by that route only or because the specific substance is toxic or damaging when given by another route.

route of administration,

n the path by which a substance is taken into the body (i.e., by mouth, injection, inhalation, rectum, or by application). See also dosage form.
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