acetract

\\ˈasə.ˌtrakt\ noun (-s)
Etymology: acet- + extract
: a powdered extract prepared by exhausting a vegetable drug with an alcoholic menstruum containing 5 to 10 percent of acetic acid

acetract of nux vomica


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  • acetract — ac·e·tract as ə .trakt n a powdered preparation made by extracting a vegetable drug with an alcoholic menstruum containing 5 to 10 percent acetic acid <acetract of nux vomica> * * * ac·e·tract (asґə trakt) [acetic acid + extract] an… …   Medical dictionary

  • acetract — noun In botanical medicine, a vinegar extract of herbs …   Wiktionary

  • acetract — n. powdered preparation made by totally extracting a vegetable drug mixed with an alcoholic menstruum that contains 5% to 10% acetic acid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acetract — ac·e·tract …   English syllables

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