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tincture

1. Pharmacol a medicinal extract in a solution of alcohol
2. a tint, colour, or tinge

Tincture

 

a medicinal alcoholic preparation derived from raw vegetable matter. Tinctures are usually prepared by infusing the vegetable matter in ethyl alcohol or, less commonly, in a mixture of ethyl alcohol and medicinal ether. Another less common method involves dissolving an extract from the plant. Tinctures are classified as galenicals and are prescribed for internal use only.

tincture

[′tiŋk·chər]
(materials)
A dilute solution (aqueous or aqueous alcoholic) of a drug or chemical; more dilute than fluid extracts, less volatile than spirits.
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