fluidextract
noun Date: 1851 an alcohol preparation of a plant-derived drug containing the active constituents of one gram of the dry drug in each milliliter

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  • fluidextract — ☆ fluidextract [flo͞o′idek′strakt΄ ] n. Pharmacy a solution containing dissolved vegetable drugs, alcohol, and water, of such strength that one cm3 is equal to one gram of the dried drug: also fluid extract …   English World dictionary

  • fluidextract —    An extract of an herb that is made according to official (and unofficial) pharmaceutical practice, with a strength of 1:1. That means each ounce of the fluidextract has the solutes found in an ounce of the dried herb.    Advantageous for some… …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • fluidextract — /flooh id ek strakt/, n. Pharm. 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. [1850 55; FLUID + EXTRACT] * …   Universalium

  • fluidextract — Pharmacopeial liquid preparation of vegetable drugs, made by percolation, containing alcohol as a solvent or as a preservative, or both, and so made that each milliliter contains the therapeutic constituents of 1 g of the standard …   Medical dictionary

  • fluidextract — n. liquid preparation (Pharmacology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fluidextract — flu•id•ex•tract [[t]ˈflu ɪdˈɛk strækt[/t]] n. pha a liquid preparation of a drug containing in each cubic centimeter the medicinal activity of one gram of the powdered drug • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • fluidextract — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a liquid preparation of a vegetable drug containing alcohol as a solvent or as a preservative or both with the therapeutic constituents of one gram of the standard drug in each milliliter called also liquid extract * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eriodictyon fluidextract — a fluidextract prepared from eriodictyon; used as a pharmaceutical flavoring agent and in the preparation of aromatic eriodictyon syrup …   Medical dictionary

  • licorice fluidextract — [NF] a fluidextract prepared from ground licorice, used as a pharmaceutical flavoring agent …   Medical dictionary

  • senna fluidextract — [USP] a fluidextract prepared from senna; used as a laxative and in the preparation of senna syrup …   Medical dictionary

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