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trituration

[ trich-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌtrɪtʃ əˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of triturating.
the state of being triturated.
Pharmacology.
  1. a mixture of a medicinal substance with sugar of milk, triturated to an impalpable powder.
  2. any triturated substance.
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Origin of trituration

1640–50; <Late Latin trītūrātiōn- (stem of trītūrātiō), equivalent to trītūrāt(us) threshed (see triturate) + -ion-ion
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British Dictionary definitions for trituration

trituration
/ (ˌtrɪtjʊˈreɪʃən) /

noun
the act of triturating or the state of being triturated
pharmacol a mixture of one or more finely ground powdered drugs
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