trituration

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

Definition of trituration

  1. 1 :  the act or process of triturating :  the state of being triturated :  comminution

  2. 2 :  a triturated medicinal powder made by triturating a substance with a diluent

First Known Use of trituration

1646


Medical Dictionary

trituration

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

Medical Definition of trituration

  1. 1:  the act or process of triturating :  the state of being triturated

  2. 2:  a triturated medicinal powder made by triturating a substance with a diluent


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