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fluidextract

[ floo-id-ek-strakt ]
/ ˈflu ɪdˈɛk strækt /
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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.

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Origin of fluidextract

First recorded in 1850–55; fluid + extract
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British Dictionary definitions for fluidextract

fluidextract
/ (ˈfluːɪdˈɛkstrækt) /

noun

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 fluidextract

fluidextract
[ flōō′ĭd-ĕkstrăkt′ ]

n.

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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