Definitions for "Palliative"
Serving to palliate; serving to extenuate, mitigate, or alleviate.
used to describe the care of patients who cannot be cured. It neither hastens nor postpones death, but focuses on the relief of pain and physical and mental comfort of the patient.
A treatment, which provides symptomatic relief, but is not a cure.
Keywords:  yuh, tiv, adj, intensity, serving
adj. (PAL-yuh-tiv or PAL-ee-ay-tiv) Serving to reduce the intensity of (a disease)
Keywords:  protozoa, pcp, iii, phase, primary
PCP phase III primary infection protozoa
Provides care for the terminally ill. (See also Hospice)
Keywords:  agent
That which palliates; a palliative agent.