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hydroalcoholic

 [hi″dro-al″kah-hol´ik]
pertaining to or containing both water and alcohol.

e·lix·ir

(ē-lik'sĭr),
A clear, sweetened, hydroalcoholic liquid intended for oral use; elixirs contain flavoring substances and are used either as vehicles or for the therapeutic effect of the active medicinal agents.
[Mediev. L., fr. Ar. al- iksir, the philosopher's stone]

elixir

/elix·ir/ (e-lik´ser) a clear, sweetened, alcohol-containing, usually hydroalcoholic liquid containing flavoring substances and sometimes active medicinal ingredients.

elixir

(ĭ-lĭk′sər)
n.
1. A sweetened aromatic solution of alcohol and water, serving as a vehicle for medicine.
2.
a. See philosophers' stone.
b. A substance believed to maintain life indefinitely. Also called elixir of life.
c. A substance or medicine believed to have the power to cure all ills.
3. An underlying principle.

elixir

[ilik′sər]
Etymology: Ar, il-iksir, seen as the philosopher's stone
a clear liquid containing water, alcohol, sweeteners, or flavors, used primarily as a vehicle for the oral administration of a drug.

e·lix·ir

(elix.) (ĕ-lik'sĭr)
A clear, sweetened, hydroalcoholic liquid intended for oral use; elixirs contain flavoring substances and are used either as vehicles or for the therapeutic effect of the active medicinal agents.
[Mediev. L., fr. Ar. al-iksir, the philosopher's stone]

Elixir

A sweetened liquid that contains alcohol, water, and medicine.

e·lix·ir

(ĕ-lik'sĭr)
Clear, sweetened, flavored, hydroalcoholic liquid intended for oral use either as vehicle or for therapeutic effect of active medicinal agents.
[Mediev. L., fr. Ar. al-iksir, the philosopher's stone]

elixir (ēlik´sur),

n a pleasantly flavored, sweetened hydroalcoholic solution of a drug intended for oral administration.

elixir

a clear, sweetened, usually hydroalcoholic liquid containing flavoring substances and sometimes active medicinal ingredients, for oral use.
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