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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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Standardized short ragweed pollen allergenic extract is indicated for the skin-test diagnosis of allergy and subcutaneous immunotherapy treatment of patients with a history of allergy to short ragweed pollen.
Allergy Labs is an FDA licensed cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturer of over 500 different biological allergenic extracts for the diagnostic testing and therapeutic treatment of allergies via subcutaneous injection.
Next, we generated in vivo models for asthma in the HLA tg mice by intranasal challenge with allergenic extracts.
SLIT is the administration of immunotherapy through drops of allergenic extract being placed under the tongue, versus the traditional SCIT route of administration.
Antigen), a privately-held FDA licensed manufacturer of allergenic extracts for immunotherapy, today announced that they entered into a definitive agreement under which Planet will acquire Antigen.
allergy company to initiate a Phase III trial for the oral administration of liquid standardized allergenic extracts.
Greer announced findings of its Phase I safety and dosing trials of standardized dust mite, short ragweed, Timothy grass and cat hair allergenic extracts at the AAAAI meeting in March 2006.
Manufacturing of Center's allergenic extract products will continue at the Port Washington, NY facility.
Contract notice: European tender for the supply of allergenic extracts for in vivo diagnostics with their accessories and related services for companies in the regional health service of art.