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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: kon-fek'shun

Definition: A pharmaceutical preparation consisting of a drug mixed with honey or syrup; a soft solid, sometimes used as an excipient for pill masses.

Synonym(s): confectio, conserve, electuary

[L. confectio]

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