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By or through the mouth.
[L. os, oris, moth]


(ōr′ăl, or′) [L. oralis]
Pert. to the mouth.
orally (′ă-lē)
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Provides detailed assessments of orally inhaled corticosteroid product segments, growth prospects and market potential
Orally disintegrating tablets dissolve on first contact with saliva and undergo pre-gastric absorption, minimizing first-pass metabolism and yielding high plasma levels.
He analyzed data from two trials of orally disintegrating selegiline versus placebo in patients experiencing an erosion of efficacy with optimized levodopa therapy.
Dissolution profile, tolerability, and acceptability of the orally disintegrating olanzapine tablet in patients with schizophrenia.
Daniel Wasser, a running back from eight-man small-school Viewpoint of Calabasas, orally committed to Cornell, becoming the eighth area football player to pledge to an Ivy League university.
Both control and OVA-sensitized animals were orally challenged with 2 mL of increasing doses of an OVA solution in tap water.
This study indicates that children's orally told invented fairy tales can be used (a) to promote cognitive development, (b) to assess cognitive development, and (c) to identify emotional conflicts that children are experiencing.
They claimed that in addition to the written contract made by Nieginski with Shpak, Nieginski orally agreed to make a cash payment of$115,000 to Shpak or to his designee.
Orally delivered agents to treat cancer include targeted and chemotherapeutic agents, most of which compete directly with intravenously (IV) administered agents, and are priced similarly.
Tracleer(tm) today - Approved in Pulmonary arterial hypertension Tracleer(tm), the first orally available dual endothelin receptor antagonist, is currently approved and available in the United States, the European Union (Germany and UK, others to follow), Canada and Switzerland for the treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, a chronic life-threatening condition that severely compromises the function of the lungs and heart.
A patent is pending on this orally active BCG, which is slated to undergo field-testing at possum-bait stations later this year.
Unfortunately, the drugs available today to treat Leishmaniasis are expensive, often toxic and not orally available.