[ adverb ] in place of, or as an alternative to


"Felix became a herpetologist instead" "alternatively we could buy a used car"

Used in print

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

Whether this abnormal TSH differs chemically from pituitary TSH , or is , alternatively , normal TSH with its period of effectiveness modified by some other blood constituent , cannot be decided without chemical study of the activity in the blood of these patients and a comparison of the substance responsible_for the blood activity with pituitary TSH .

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alternative alternative