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[floo-id-ek-strakt] /ˈflu ɪdˈɛk strækt/
noun, Pharmacology.
a liquid preparation, containing alcohol as a solvent or as a preservative, that contains in each cubic centimeter the medicinal activity of one gram of the crude drug in powdered form.
Origin of fluidextract
First recorded in 1850-55; fluid + extract Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for fluid-extract


an alcoholic solution of a vegetable drug, one millilitre of which has an activity equivalent to one gram of the powdered drug
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fluid-extract in Medicine

fluidextract flu·id·ex·tract (flōō'ĭd-ěk'strākt')
A concentrated alcohol solution of a vegetable drug of such strength that each milliliter contains the equivalent of one gram of the dry form of the drug.

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