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pellet

 [pel´et]
a small pill or granule.

pel·let

(pel'et),
1. A pilule, or very small pill.
2. A small rod-shaped or ovoid dosage form that is sterile and is composed essentially of pure steroid hormones in compressed form, intended for subcutaneous implantation in body tissues; serves as a depot providing for the slow release of the hormone over an extended period of time.
[Fr. pelote; L. pila, a ball]

pel·let

(pel'ĕt)
1. A pilule, or very small pill.
2. A small, rod-shaped dosage form composed essentially of pure steroid hormones in compressed form, intended for subcutaneous implantation in body tissues; serves as a depot providing for the slow release of the hormone over an extended time.
[Fr. pelote; L. pila, a ball]

pel·let

(pel'ĕt)
A pilule, or very small pill.
[Fr. pelote; L. pila, a ball]
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