Sentence example with the word 'succedaneum'


Definition n. (medicine) something that can be used as a substitute

Last update: November 3, 2015


Indeed it must be admitted, as a very powerful argument against the efficacy of tobacco as a medicine, that the physicians of our day have in many cases abandoned its use, and in others adopted some less dangerous succedaneum.   [Please select]


It was to be a 'succedaneum' to Pitt's proposal.   [Please select]


However, his expense for medicines was not great; for he was the most expert man at a succedaneum of any apothecary in London, so that I have been sometimes amazed to see him, without the least hesitation, make up a physician's prescription, though he had not in his shop one medicine mentioned in it.   [Please select]

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subways - succedaneum - succeed