long-acting
long-acting long-acting adj. active over a relatively long period of time. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • long-acting — adjective Having a pharmaceutical effect principally in the long term. Ant: short acting …   Wiktionary

  • long-acting — adjective active over a long period of time (Freq. 1) • Similar to: ↑long * * * /lawng ak ting, long /, adj. Pharm. sustained release. [1950 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-acting — /lawng ak ting, long /, adj. Pharm. sustained release. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Long acting beta-adrenoceptor agonist — Long acting beta adrenoceptor agonists are usually prescribed for moderate to severe persistent asthma patients or patients with COPD. They are designed to replace the shorter acting B2 agonists such as salbutamol, as they have a duration of… …   Wikipedia

  • Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive — (LARC) Devices are birth control methods that provide effective contraception for an extended period of time. In contrast, oral contraceptive pills must be taken daily to provide effective pregnancy prevention.Efficacy and CostLARC Devices have… …   Wikipedia

  • Long-acting-thyroid-stimulator — [lọn̶g̶äktingt̶h̶iroidßtimjuleiter; engl. = langwirkender Schilddrüsenstimulator] m; : hormonartiger, die Schilddrüse stimulierender Wirkstoff, der bei ↑Hyperthyreose vorkommt (Abk.: LATS) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • long-acting thyroid stimulator — long act·ing thyroid stimulator lȯŋ akt iŋ n a protein that often occurs in the plasma of patients with Graves disease and that is an IgG immunoglobulin abbr. LATS * * * (LATS) the original name given to thyroid stimulating immunoglobulins,… …   Medical dictionary

  • long-acting insulin — an insulin preparation whose onset of action is more than 3 hours after injection and peak of action is between 10 and 30 hours after injection. Examples include extended insulin zinc suspension and protamine zinc insulin suspension …   Medical dictionary

  • Long non-coding RNA — Long noncoding RNAs (long ncRNAs) are generally considered (somewhat arbitrarily) as non protein coding transcripts longer than 200 nucleotides. This limit is due to practical considerations including the separation of RNAs in common experimental …   Wikipedia

  • Acting President of the United States — is a reference to a person who is legitimately exercising the Presidential powers even though that person does not hold the office of the President of the United States in his own right. John Tyler, the first to assume the Presidency following… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”