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Definition of Palliation

Palliation: To palliate a disease is to treat it partially and insofar as possible, but not cure it completely.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9048
Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2013

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