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extract

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transitive verb ex·tract \ik-ˈstrakt\

Medical Definition of extract

  1. 1:  to pull or take out forcibly <extracted a wisdom tooth>

  2. 2:  to withdraw (as the medicinally active components of a plant or animal tissue) by physical or chemical process; also :  to treat with a solvent so as to remove a soluble substance

extractability \ik-ˌstrak-tə-ˈbil-ət-ē, (ˌ)ek-\play noun plural extractabilities
extractable also extractible \ik-ˈstrak-tə-bəl, ˈek-ˌ\play adjective



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extract

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noun ex·tract \ˈek-ˌstrakt\

Medical Definition of extract

  1. :  something prepared by extracting; especially :  a medicinally active pharmaceutical solution





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