inveterated

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Adjective[edit]

inveterated (not comparable)

  1. (medicine, of an injury or condition) No longer fresh or recent.
    • 1859, Emil Noeggerath, Contributions to midwifery, and diseases of women and children, page 361:
      "... herb, and extr. bellad. aa. gr. 4, 2, 3, or 4 times a day, was generally successful, even in inveterated cases."
    • 1996, C. Gerber et al., "Latissimus dorsi transfer for the treatment of irreparable tears of the rotator cuff", in The Cuff, ISBN 2906077844, page 366:
      "One case had to undergo re-operation because of severe subscapularis deficiency after repair of a complete, inveterated tear. "
    • 2000, W.A. Grana, "Acute Ankle Injuries" in The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine, ISBN 0632037857, page 236:
      "This is, in fact, the same principle shown by Stener (1962) in his study of inveterated ruptures of the ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb,..."

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Verb[edit]

inveterated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of inveterate