Medical Dictionary


noun spir·it \ˈspir-ət\

Medical Definition of SPIRIT

a :  distillate; especially :  the liquid containing ethyl alcohol and water that is distilled from an alcoholic liquid or mash—often used in plural b :  a usually volatile organic solvent (as an alcohol, ester, or hydrocarbon)
:  an alcoholic solution of a volatile substance <spirit of camphor>
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