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[ 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, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746705/all/substance_abuse.
Abuse. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746705/all/substance_abuse. Accessed June 5, 2023.
Abuse. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746705/all/substance_abuse
Abuse [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 05]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746705/all/substance_abuse.
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