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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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in general, was greater in malt extract and CMA, with the exception of isolate Fus-01, which grew better in CMA than in any other one (Table 5).
While dry malt extract volume is projected to grow at 4.
Stir in the remaining malt extract (too much sweetness initially can prevent yeast from working) and set aside.
After HIUS treatment (three replicates), the samples were surfaced sterilized by dipping in ethanol and flaming and then were aseptically placed on malt extract agar in glass jars, incubated, and observed for fungal activity.
The Treasury's so-called Office of Tax Simplification wants to scrap tax relief on Mather's Black Beer, a unique brew of roasted malt extract, barley syrup and sugar made in Yorkshire and drunk by grannies for its medicinal qualities.
Cultures were established by transferring inoculum to other mycologic media, including malt extract agar and Sabouraud agar.
INGREDIENTS: Enriched Flour (Wheat Flour, * Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Corn Syrup, Salt, Corn Oil, Yeast, Malt Extract, Sodium Bicarbonate, Ammonium Bicarbonate, and Artificial Flavor.
Malt Extract Agar plate were prepared and the centre of the prepared agar plate was located and marked.