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Definition of Tablet

Tablet: In pharmacy, a medication, usually mixed with a binder powder, molded and pressed into the form of a tablet, traditionally circular or disk-shaped, but more recently also oblong or differently shaped. From the French tablette, little table.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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