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[L. augmentare, to increase, grow]
1. The act of adding to or increasing the shape, size, function, or strength of something. 2. In obstetrics, the use of pharmacological or surgical interventions to help the progression of a previously dysfunctional labor. SYN: SEE: augmentation of labor
Venes, Donald, editor. "Augmentation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/743928/all/augmentation.
Augmentation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/743928/all/augmentation. Accessed May 26, 2019.
Augmentation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/743928/all/augmentation
Augmentation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/743928/all/augmentation.
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