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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: flu'id-eks'trakt


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 1 mL contains the therapeutic constituents of 1 g of the standard drug that it represents.

Synonym(s): liquid extract

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