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[L. addictus, given over]

1. One who cannot control the need or craving for a substance or a behavior, esp. when the craving results in adverse consequences or a decline in one's ability to function effectively.
2. To make someone dependent or to become dependent on a substance or behavior.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Addict." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732950/all/active_addict.
Addict. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732950/all/active_addict. Accessed July 19, 2019.
Addict. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732950/all/active_addict
Addict [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 19]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732950/all/active_addict.
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