transitive verb Date: 1908 to treat inadequately <
undertreat a disease

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • undertreat — un·der·treat trēt vt to treat inadequately or inappropriately <undertreat a disease> <evidence shows that hospitalized patients are undertreated for pain (Harvard Med. School Health Letter)> un·der·treat·ment mənt n …   Medical dictionary

  • undertreat — verb To treat insufficiently or not frequently enough …   Wiktionary

  • undertreat — …   Useful english dictionary

  • overtreat — verb To subject to excessive medical treatment, often to such an extent as to cause adverse effects See Also: undertreat …   Wiktionary

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