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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 highest inhibition was shown by the methanolic extract of Pista (20%), followed by Zeera (MeOH, 15%), Gul e Surkh (CHCl3) and Jhao (MeOH, 12% each), Haleej (MeOH, 11%), Anaar (PE, 10%) and Anjeer (MeOH, 9%).
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There was no significant difference in physiological loss of weight in the fruits subjected to all the six treatments and control on the 6th day after treatment the fruits treated with tulsi extract at 50 per cent concentration showed maximum mean weight loss of 4.
Inhibition of parasites was calculated for each extract by comparing the parasitaemia present in infected controls with those of test mice.
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I'm disappointed that NTP did not adopt AHPA's recommendations to properly qualify the extract that was studied and its relevance to consumers and the marketplace," said Dr.
In the study, the researchers looked at the effect of grape seed extract on colon cancer cell lines from various stages of the disease.

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