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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  6. fluidics,
  7. fluidity,
  8. fluidize,
  9. fluidized bed,
  10. fluidly

Origin of fluidextract

First recorded in 1850–55; fluid + extract

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British Dictionary definitions for fluidextract



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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Medicine definitions for fluidextract




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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