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concentrate

 [kon´sen-trāt]
1. to bring to a common center; to gather at one point.
2. to increase the strength by diminishing the bulk of, as of a liquid; to condense.
3. a drug or other preparation that has been strengthened by evaporation of its nonactive parts.
activated prothrombin complex concentrate (APCC) anti-inhibitor coagulant complex.
prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) factor IX complex.

concentrate

/con·cen·trate/ (kon´sin-trāt)
1. to bring to a common center; to gather at one point.
2. to increase the strength by diminishing the bulk of, as of a liquid; to condense.
3. a drug or other preparation that has been strengthened by evaporation of its nonactive parts.

activated prothrombin complex concentrate  (APCC) anti-inhibitor coagulant complex.
prothrombin complex concentrate  (PCC) factor IX complex.

concentrate

[kon′səntrāt]
Etymology: L, con + centrum, center
1 v, to decrease the bulk of a liquid mixture and increase the quantity of dissolved substances per unit of volume by the removal of solvent through evaporation or other means.
2 n, a substance, particularly a liquid, that has been strengthened and reduced in volume through such means.

concentrate

Chemistry
noun A substance in which the solvent has been reduced to a minimum.

verb To increase the amount of a substance in a solution by evaporation or removal of solvent.
 
Neurology
verb To focus on a particular mental task.

concentrate

verb To ↑ a substance's strength by evaporation or removal of solvent Neurology verb To focus on a particular mental task

concentrate

1. to bring to a common center; to gather at one point.
2. to increase the strength by diminishing the bulk of, as of a liquid; to condense.
3. a drug or other preparation that has been strengthened by evaporation of its nonactive parts.
4. a carefully compounded mixture of micro- and macronutrients, largely vitamins and minerals, suitable for adding to a herbivore's meal and roughage diet which is probably lacking the supplements contained in the concentrate.

Patient discussion about concentrate

Q. Where to concentrate on while losing weight and how? a strongest muscle and largest muscle reduction will help me in losing weight. Where to concentrate on while losing weight and how?

A. why not do a sport that activates more muscles then just one..? running or swimming? those actions work on groups of big muscles and on your heart and lungs system that is very important in order to get in shape.

Q. Does anyone have ideas for ways to overcome concentration problems without depending on medications? I'm reallllllly trying hard to study for my final exams and my ADD seems to bother me every time I touch the desk. Sometimes my thoughts fly out when I only think of how much I still have to study today!!! please- help if you can... I really don't want to start with meds...

A. Omega-3 fatty acids, phosphatidylserine, zinc and magnesium may have benefits with regard to ADD symptoms. i take omega-3 fatty acids every day for the past year and it helped me go threw a ruff year of studying.

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