Definition of Glycerite

1. Noun. A medicine made by mixing a substance in glycerin.

Exact synonyms: Glycerole
Generic synonyms: Glyceryl Ester

Definition of Glycerite

1. n. A medicinal preparation made by mixing or dissolving a substance in glycerin.

Definition of Glycerite

1. Noun. (medicine) A medicinal preparation made by mixing or dissolving a substance in glycerine. ¹

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Medical Definition of Glycerite

1. A medicinal preparation made by mixing or dissolving a substance in glycerin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glycerite

glycerin jelly
glycerin suppository
glycerinated gelatin
glycerinated tincture
glycerite (current term)
glycerol-1-phosphate dehydrogenase
glycerol-3-phosphate - glucose phosphotransferase
glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase
glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase
glycerol-3-phosphate o-acyltransferase
glycerol dehydratase
glycerol kinase

Literary usage of Glycerite

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1. Principles of Pharmacy by Henry Vinecome Arny (1917)
"glycerite of Tannin) Condensed Recipe. Tannic acid (20 Cm.) is dissolved in glycerin (80 Gm.) which has been warmed in a wide-mouthed bottle heated on a ..."

2. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"de phénol, glycerite of phenol, glycerite of carbolic acid. ... de tannin, glycerite (or glycerin) of tannic acid or of tannin. — d'hydrastis du Canada, ..."

3. A Treatise on Pharmacy for Students and Pharmacists by Charles Caspari, Evander Francis Kelly (1920)
"The Pharmacopoeia directs this glycerite to be made by mixing 1 volume of liquefied phenol with 4 volumes of glycerin. The official liquefied phenol, ..."

4. A Text-book of practical therapeutics: With Especial Reference to the by Hobart Amory Hare (1894)
"... and on hardening is cut into blocks, which should be placed at once in a well-stoppered bottle. When used for medicinal purposes the glycerite of ..."

5. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"G. am'yli, "glycerite of starch" of the USP It is emollient and demulcent. ... G. vitelli, "glycerite of yolk of egg," the USP name for a preparation made ..."

6. Squibb's Materia Medica by E.R. Squibb & Sons (1906)
"This glycerite is clear and of good color. Astringent, Antiphlogistic, topically. glycerite Iron, Quinine and Strychnine Phosphates, Squibb No. ..."

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