Medical Dictionary


noun vin·e·gar \ˈvin-i-gər\

Medical Definition of VINEGAR

:  a sour liquid used as a condiment or a preservative that is obtained by acetic fermentation of dilute alcoholic liquids (as fermented cider, malt beer, or wine) or of dilute distilled alcohol
:  a pharmaceutical solution of the active principles of drugs in dilute acetic acid usually prepared by maceration <aromatic vinegar>
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