depot injection

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de·pot in·jec·tion

an injection of a substance in a vehicle that tends to keep it at the site of injection so that absorption occurs over a prolonged period.

depot injection

an intramuscular injection of a drug in an oil suspension that results in a gradual release of the medication over several days.

de·pot in·jec·tion

(dē'pō in-jek'shŭn)
An injection of a substance in a vehicle that tends to keep it at the site of injection so that absorption occurs over a prolonged period.

depot injection

A drug formulation that allows gradual absorption, over a long period, from a quantity deposited by injection under the skin or in a muscle. Many drugs and hormones can be given in this way.

de·pot in·jec·tion

(dē'pō in-jek'shŭn)
Injection of substance in a vehicle that tends to keep it at site so absorption is prolonged.