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con·ser·va·tive

(kon-ser'vă-tiv),
Denoting treatment by gradual, limited, or well-established procedures, as opposed to radical.

conservative

/con·ser·va·tive/ (kon-serv´ah-tiv) designed to preserve health, restore function, and repair structures by nonradical methods.

conservative

adjective
(1) Referring to a diagnosis rendered from imaging studies or pathology that is at the lower end of a spectrum of possible diagnoses; or
(2) Referring to that which is not aggressive (e.g., conservative therapy), experimental or innovative; excessively high (e.g., conservative estimation of data); or radical (e.g., conservative surgery).

con·ser·va·tive

(kŏn-sĕr'vă-tiv)
Denoting treatment by gradual, limited, or well-established procedures, as opposed to radical.

con·ser·va·tive

(kŏn-sĕr'vă-tiv)
Denoting treatment by gradual, limited, or well-established procedures, as opposed to radical.
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