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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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These results correlate with the study of Unnikrisshnan and Kuttanin (Unnikrishnan and Kuttan, 1990) where they demonstrated that alcoholic crude extracts of spices have more cytotoxic and anti-inflammatory activities than aqueous mixtures.
The formalin induced nociception test results in both phases are shown in the Table-2 In the initial phase (0-5 min) the crude extract showed dose dependent anti-nociceptive effect with maximum pain reduction (35%) while 64.
One ml of different concentration of crude extracts (0, 100, 500 and 1,000 [micro]l/ml) of antagonist were tested in petri dishes.
The mass concentration of the crude extract of the semifinished product was recorded after the first and second drain, and the mass concentration of a finished tincture was recorded after blending.
In the current investigation, we used the crude extracts of an annual Holy Basil plant (Ocimum basilicum L.
Antioxidant Activity Assays of Crude Extracts and Fractions of the AL and AML Extracts
majus crude extract only exerted a moderate effect on the MDA-MB-231 and PANC02 cells with an [IC.
Owing to the ease of obtaining botanical derivatives (as plant powders, crude extracts, or oils), these botanical derivatives have been used for various purposes in the management of insect pests of stored grains in many countries, especially Latin America, Africa, and Asia (Isman 2008).
Thus far, preliminary NMR analyses of the crude extract of Simarouba tulae suggest that structurally complex terpenoids may be the main constituents of this plant.