Arachis oil | definition of arachis oil by Medical dictionary
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pea·nut oil (pē'nŭt oyl),
oil extracted from the kernels of one or more cultivated varieties of Arachis hypogaea (family Leguminosae); used as a solvent for intramuscular injections and in the preparation of foods.
arachis oil An oil used as an ingredient in various preparations such as ear wax softeners, enemas and skin medications.
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The soy extracts were suspended in arachis oil
with sonification and kept in a homogenous suspension by stirring during administration.
2]B), and arachis oil were as previously described (2).
2]B) or homogeneously suspended (coumestrol) in arachis oil and administered by a single oral gavage on each of three successive days using a dosing volume of 5 mL/kg body weight.