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(ă-būs′)

[ L. abusus, wasting, misuse]

1. Excessive or improper use, e.g., of alcohol; misuse.
2. Injurious, pathological, or malignant treatment of another person or living thing, e.g., verbal, physical, or sexual assault.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Abuse." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746705/all/laxative_abuse.
Abuse. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746705/all/laxative_abuse. Accessed June 17, 2019.
Abuse. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746705/all/laxative_abuse
Abuse [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746705/all/laxative_abuse.
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