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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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Anna explained it contained grapefruit seed extract - an essential oil dubbed " the smallest medical chest in the world" because of its amazing natural antibiotic properties.
79) uses essential oils of mint, menthol, clove, thymol, aloe vera and grapefruit seed extract, replacing the potassium nitrate found in traditional toothpastes.
Well, they no longer manufacture that purple solution that they used to use for drinking water so I decided I would try a liquid concentrate of grapefruit seed extract, which I purchased from a health food store and which I had been adding to my drinking water.
Alison should follow a yeast-free diet for two months (see What the Experts Say) and gargle with antifungal grapefruit seed extract (Higher Nature Citricidal, pounds 4.
The latest addition to wonder cures comes after we told how grapefruit seed extract is supposed to fix everything from stomach upsets to skin conditions.