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Administration

1. The implementation and management of a policy. A company's senior officers (such as the board of directors) set the policies and its managers (and sometimes the officers themselves) are responsible for administration.

2. In an estate, the management of the assets of a decedent until they are discharged to his/her heirs.

administration

see MANAGEMENT.
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These studies show that rectal misoprostol is associated with lower serum concentrations, longer time to onset of uterine contraction, and less contractility than buccal administration. The one advantage of rectal administration is that it has a longer duration of action than the oral, buccal, or sublingual routes.
The present paper deals with the planning and realization of mucoadhesive polymeric films containing an anxiolytic drug buspirone hydrochloride for the buccal administration in the oral cavity.
Buccal administration of compounds has distinct advantages over oral administration such as avoidance of the deleterious effects of the gastrointestinal tract (degradation) and bypassing first-pass hepatic metabolism (Nicolazzo and Finnin 2008).