Suppository : Definition


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Definitions of Suppository

Pronunciation : Sup*pos"i*to*ry
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [LL. suppositorium, fr. L. suppositorius that is placed underneath: cf. F. suppositoire. See Supposition.] (Med.)
Definition : Defn: A pill or bolus for introduction into the rectum; esp., a cylinder or cone of medicated cacao butter.

pl. Suppositories.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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