Definition of Extractives

1. Noun. (plural of extractive) ¹

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Definition of Extractives

1. extractive [n] - See also: extractive

Medical Definition of Extractives

1. Substances present in vegetable or animal tissue that can be separated by successive treatment with solvents and recovered by evaporation of the solution. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Extractives

extracted the urine
extracting forceps
extracting the urine
extraction and processing industry
extraction coefficient
extraction ratio
extractive principle
extractives (current term)
extractor hood
extractor hoods
extracts the urine
extracurricular activity

Literary usage of Extractives

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1858)
"On extractives nf the Blood in the Urine; and on the Presence of Iran in ike same Excretion. By JNO. T. PLUMMER, MD IN one of the ..."

2. The Lancet (1898)
"The increase in nitrogenous extractives, however, is not confined to the blood, ... The percentage amount of nitrogenous extractives is much higher in the ..."

3. Biochemical Bulletin by Columbia University (1912)
"Included among the extractives are substances of the greatest diversity. ... Because the extractives occur only in small proportions, investigation of their ..."

4. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1913)
"The heterogenous group of organic substances known collectively as "extractives" of muscle are comprised in the following list. ..."

5. Commercial Organic Analysis by Alfred Henry Allen, Wm. A. Davis (1913)
"The heterogenous group of organic substances known collectively as "extractives" of muscle are comprised in the following list. ..."

6. Food and the principles of dietetics by Robert Hutchison (1906)
"At the same time the proportion of extractives and mineral matter in the solution is increased, and some of the connective tissue is dissolved out in the ..."

7. The London Medical Gazette (1851)
"That whenever albumen was present in quantity in the urine, it was always accompanied by the extractives of the blood in large proportion. 2dly. ..."

8. A Text-book of Chemical Physiology and Pathology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1891)
"extractives OF THE PLASMA AND SERUM We now come to the second group of organic ... They are called extractives, because they can be extracted from the ..."

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