Definitions for succedaneumˌsʌk sɪˈdeɪ ni əm; -ni ə
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suc•ce•da•ne•umˌsʌk sɪˈdeɪ ni əm; -ni ə(n.)(pl.)-ne•a
Origin of succedaneum:
1635–45; < NL < L succēdāneus <suc-suc - +cēd(ere) to come, go (see cede )
(medicine) something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)
A substitute, replacement for something else, particularly of a medicine used in place of another.
Origin: Modern Latin, neuter singular of Latin succedaneus ‘acting as substitute’, from succedere ‘come close after’, from sub- + cedere ‘go’.
one who, or that which, succeeds to the place of another; that which is used for something else; a substitute
a remedy used as a substitute for another
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