trituration

noun
trit·​u·​ra·​tion | \ ˌtri-chə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce trituration (audio) \

Definition of trituration

1 : the act or process of triturating : the state of being triturated : comminution
2 : a triturated medicinal powder made by triturating a substance with a diluent

First Known Use of trituration

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Trituration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trituration. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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trituration

noun
trit·​u·​ra·​tion | \ ˌtrich-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce trituration (audio) \

Medical Definition of trituration

1 : the act or process of triturating : the state of being triturated
2 : a triturated medicinal powder made by triturating a substance with a diluent

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