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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- A standard medicinal preparation containing usually one or more active constituents of a plant and made by a process that leaves the inert and other undesirable constituents of the plant undissolved.

Usage examples (4)
  • It may be therefore observed, that the principle of this tea is to nourish as a general aliment, while it renovates the human constitution, without having recourse to the...
  • 9.6 Programmes for the production of standardised and safe galenical traditional preparations for use in the health service should be established.
  • (ii) Promotion of plant culture and processing with a view to obtaining stable and standardized galenical preparations that are recognised to be harmless yet effective,...
  • In this raw and extream weak condition, he put her into a salivation, unknown to her mother or herself, to carry off the other part, which shocked them to such a degree, that... for more
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