[ 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
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British Dictionary definitions for fluid-extract

/ (ˈfluːɪdˈɛkstrækt) /


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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Medical definitions for fluid-extract

[ flōō′ĭd-ĕkstrăkt′ ]


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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