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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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The crude extract and the solvent fraction exhibiting least MIC were selected for further experiments.
Studies on substrate specificity of the enzyme from both the crude extract and post dialysis solution upon three different substrates: Soluble starch, glycogen and dextrin the result was showed in graph1.
The present result is also comparable to earlier reports of the larvicidal activity of crude extract of Sida acuta against three important mosquitoes with [LC.
As such, at the two higher doses tested of the extract, considerably more antinociceptive activity was obtained than obtained with aspirin, suggesting that the crude extract has considerable antinociceptive potential.
Most of the studies in this direction have reported the bioactive of only crude extracts.
Modification of clastogenicity of inorganic arsenic by crude extract of Allium sativum.
A crude extract of pawpaw twigs killed brine shrimp at a concentration of just 0.
The concentrated liquid crude extract (CLCE) was analyzed again using RP-HPLC to check any losses of rotenone content prior to the brine shrimp lethality study.
In order to evaluate the effect of crude extract and the isolated compounds over microorganism growth, we investigated their antibacterial activity against three Gram positive strains and two Gram negative strains.