Medical Definition of Active principle

1. A constituent of a drug, usually an alkaloid or glycoside, upon the presence of which the characteristic therapeutic action of the substance largely depends. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Active Principle

active ingredients
active labour
active length-tension curve
active listening
active matrices
active matrix
active matrix screen
active metal
active methionine
active methyl
active movement
active mutant
active placebo
active power
active powers
active principle (current term)
active prophylaxis
active psychoanalysis
active pyruvate
active repressor
active site
active splint
active succinate
active sulfate
active transport
active treatment
active trust
active vasoconstriction
active vasodilation
active vocabulary

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