Medical Dictionary

distill

verb dis·till
dis·tilleddis·till·ing

Medical Definition of DISTILL

transitive verb
1
:  to subject to or transform by distillation
2
:  to obtain by or as if by distillation
3
:  to obtain an extract from (as a plant) by infusion and distillation <making medicines by distilling herbs>
intransitive verb
1
:  to undergo distillation
2
:  to condense or drop from a still after distillation

Variants of DISTILL

dis·till also dis·til \dis-ˈtil\
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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