diluent

noun dil·u·ent \ ˈdil-yə-wənt , -yü-ənt \

Definition of diluent

: a diluting agent (such as the vehicle in a medicinal preparation)

Origin and Etymology of diluent

Latin diluent-, diluens, present participle of diluere


Medical Dictionary

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diluent

noun dil·u·ent \ ˈdil-yə-wənt \

medical Definition of diluent

: a diluting agent (as the vehicle in a medicinal preparation)

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diluent

adjective

medical Definition of diluent

: making thinner or less concentrated by admixture : diluting

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