Definition of Triturate

1. v. t. To rub, grind, bruise, or thrash.

Definition of Triturate

1. Verb. To grind to a fine powder, to pulverize. ¹

2. Verb. To mix two solid reactants by repeated grinding and stirring. ¹

3. Verb. To break up biological tissue into individual cells via passage through a narrow opening such as a hypodermic needle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Triturate

1. [v -RATED, -RATING, -RATES]

Medical Definition of Triturate

1. 1. To accomplish trituration. 2. A triturated substance. Tablet triturate, a compressed tablet of a medicated powder dispersed with milk sugar. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triturate

tritordeum
tritoria
tritorium
tritovum
tritoxide
tritozooid
tritozooids
tritriacontane
tritriacontanoic
tritriacontanoic acid
tritrichomonas
tritrichomonas foetus
trits
tritubercular
triturable
triturate (current term)
triturated
triturates
triturating
trituration
triturations
triturator
triturators
triturus
trityl
tritylene
trityls
tritæus
triulose
triumph

Literary usage of Triturate

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1. The American Homœopathic Dispensatory by Theodore D. Williams (1884)
"Deposit the sulphide in ¡i porcelain mortar, und a<td three parts of milk sugar and steadily triturate for ten minutes; add three part» more of milk sugar ..."

2. A System of Instruction in Quantitative Chemical Analysis: From the Last by C. Remigius Fresenius (1879)
"triturate the fused mass, and dissolve in boiling hydrochloric acid, in an atmosphere of carbonic acid (HERMANN ; v. KOBELL). Fig. 67. ..."

3. Non-secret Formulas by Thomas Michael Griffiths (1910)
"triturate the acid intimately with a small portion of the honey of rose, then add the remainder of the honey. Honey of Rose with Tannic Acid. ..."

4. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"... prepared as above, and } drachm of oil of cloves; mix, triturate thoroughly together, and, continuing the trituration, add, gradually, 160 grains of ..."

5. A Medical formulary based on the United States and British pharmacopoeias by Laurence Johnson (1881)
"Take of Yellow oxide of mercury 10 parts. Purified oleic acid 90 parts. Add the oxide gradually to the acid, and triturate frequently until dissolved. ..."

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