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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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Although it is biologically plausible that pine bark extract could reduce blood pressure through its ability to relax blood vessels constricted by stress hormones epinephrine and norepinephrine, the extract tested in this study was safe but did not improve blood pressure or other heart disease risk factors, the authors noted.
Single and multiple dose pharmacokinetics of maritime pine bark extract (Pycnogenol[R]) after oral administration to healthy volunteers.
Rohdewald said the pine bark extract could prove to be a natural alternative.
French maritime pine bark extract was also found to inhibit the action of "protein-melting" matrix metalloproteinase enzymes.
In the dietary supplement market, MASQUELIER's[R] OPCs and MASQUELIER's[R] French Maritime Pine Bark Extract provide health benefits in seven important categories:
Scientific Organics' Eyelight serum contains organic pine bark extract.
Antioxidant: French maritime pine bark extract does more than neutralize free radicals; it also has anti-inflammatory effects.
Thus, there is evidence from several in vivo and in vitro studies that supplementation with French maritime pine bark extract improves inflammatory symptoms.
French maritime pine bark extract Pycnogenol reduces thromboxane generation in blood from diabetic male rats.
Published in Volume 53 of Panminerva Medica, a new study found that Pycnogenol French maritime pine bark extract improved control of allergic asthma, reducing night awakenings caused by asthma symptoms by nearly 50%.
Pine Bark Extract: A brand of standardized French maritime pine bark extract called Pycnogenol has been the focus of a significant amount of research over the last 20 years, much of which has centered on its anti-inflammatory actions.
The Advanced Pre/Post Formula combines GliSODin with maritime pine bark extract, gotu kola seed, hyaluronic acid, lemon balm leaf and L-glutamine.