dis·​in·​te·​gra·​tor (ˈ)dis-ˈint-ə-ˌgrāt-ər How to pronounce disintegrator (audio)
: one that causes the disintegration of something
specifically : a substance used in tablet formulations to cause the tablet to break up on contact with moisture and exert its medicinal action promptly

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“Disintegrator.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/disintegrator. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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