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con·fec·tion

(kon-fek'shŭn),
A pharmaceutical preparation consisting of a drug mixed with honey or syrup; a soft solid, sometimes used as an excipient for pill masses.
[L. confectio]

con·fec·tion

(kŏn-fek'shŭn)
A pharmaceutical preparation consisting of a drug mixed with honey or syrup; a soft solid, sometimes used as an excipient for pill masses.
[L. confectio]

confectio

, confection (kŏn-fĕk′shē-ō) (-shŭn) [L. conficere, to prepare]
A sugar-like soft solid in which one or more medicinal substances are incorporated so that they can be administered agreeably and preserved conveniently. The use of confections is rare in contemporary medicine.
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