de·pot (dēpō, dĕpō)
1. A railroad or bus station.
2. A warehouse or storehouse.
a. A storage installation for military equipment and supplies.
b. A station for assembling military recruits and forwarding them to active units.
4. Medicine A mass of a drug or other substance that has been injected into the body and is gradually absorbed into the surrounding tissue over time.
[French dépôt, from Old French depost, from Latin dēpositum, something deposited, from neuter past participle of dēpōnere, to put down, deposit; see DEPONE.]
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