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extract

1. a preparation containing the active principle or concentrated essence of a material
2. Pharmacol a solution of plant or animal tissue containing the active principle

Extract

 

a concentrated medicinal substance obtained from raw materials that contain certain active ingredients, such as glycosides, alkaloids, and vitamins; a type of galenical. Depending on the extracting agent used, extracts may be categorized as, for example, aqueous, alcoholic, or ethereal. Depending on the degree of thickening after evaporation, they may be classified as liquid, semiliquid (no more than 25 percent moisture), or dry (up to 5 percent moisture).

extract

[′ek‚strakt (noun) or ik′strakt (verb)]
(chemistry)
Material separated from liquid or solid mixture by a solvent.
(computer science)
To form a new computer word by extracting and putting together selected segments of given words.
To remove from a computer register or memory all items that meet a specified condition.
(metallurgy)
To separate a metal or a mineral from an ore by various chemical or mechanical methods.
(pharmacology)
A pharmaceutical preparation obtained by dissolving the active constituents of a drug with a suitable menstruum, evaporating the solvent, and adjusting to prescribed standards.
A preparation, usually in a concentrated form, obtained by treating plant or animal tissue with a solvent to remove desired odiferous, flavorful, or nutritive components of the tissue.

extract

To decompress. To restore the original files from a compressed archive (ZIP file, RAR file, etc.). See archive, data compression and archive formats.
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So don't be surprised if someday soon you see a toothpaste or mouthwash containing red wine or grape seed extract.
Ker Yeaw Cheah and colleagues divided 64 rats into groups that received one of three doses of grape seed extract or water for a period of eight days.
Red wine with or without alcohol and wine with grape seed extract were the most effective at getting rid of the bacteria.
This is for the first time researchers have found the effectiveness of chemotherapy with grape seed extract and how it helps killing colon cancer cells.
Fractionation of high molecular weight tannins in grape seed extract and identification of procyanidin B2-3,3"-di-O-gallate as a major active constituent causing growth inhibition and apoptotic death of DU145 human prostate carcinoma cells, Carcinogenesis, 28: 1478-1484.
Grape seed extract (GSE) is a rich source of PA, which has been reported to strengthen collagen-based tissues by increasing collagen cross-links [Qian et al.
Not too greasy and smelling divine it's part of the gorgeous Vitamin E range which has just seen a Moisturising Day Creme added that, with its mix opf rosemary leaf and grape seed extract, is ideal to combat the first signs of ageing.
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For example, in a finished product tested for individual bioflavanoids containing various fruit and vegetable sources including grape seed extract, the substitution of grape seed extract with green tea extract could drastically affect analytical results.
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Eye Benefits: Grape seed extract may also protect the very small blood vessels in the eyes and so may have an impact on blood circulation in the eye; this may be of benefit to people who spend their days in front of the computer screen Skin Benefits: The skin is the largest organ in the body and a good overall indicator of health.
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