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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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Last year, she inked a deal with Warner Chappell Music to administer her Mass Confusion Publishing catalog.
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In his new position, Clary will continue to grow the nation's leading executive benefit consulting firm, which currently administers more than $9 billion of nonqualified plan assets for Fortune 1000 companies' benefit plans, covering 22,000 senior executives.
The company administers more than $8 billion of nonqualified plan assets.
To administer a needle-free vaccination, a protective cap and safety ring that avoids accidental triggering is removed, the nozzle is placed against a suitable injection site, such as the upper arm, and the PenJet(R) administers the injection when gently pressed.
To give a needle-free injection with a PenJet(R) once the reagent and diluent are combined, a safety ring that avoids accidental triggering is removed, the nozzle is placed against a suitable injection site, such as the upper arm, thigh or stomach, and the PenJet(R) administers the injection when gently pressed.
To administer a needle-less injection with a PenJet(R), a protective cap and safety ring that avoids accidental triggering is removed, the nozzle is placed against a suitable injection site, such as the upper arm, thigh or stomach, and the PenJet(R) administers the injection when gently pressed like a conventional syringe.

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