trituration

noun trit·u·ra·tion \ ˌtri-chə-ˈrā-shən \

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

noun trit·u·ra·tion \ ˌtrich-ə-ˈrā-shən \

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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