tablet triturate


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tab·'let trit·u·rate

a small, usually cylindric, molded or compressed disc of varying size, containing a diluent usually consisting of dextrose (glucose) or of a mixture of lactose and powdered sucrose and a moistening agent or excipient, such as dilute alcohol.

tablet triturate

A tablet made by moistening the medication mixed with a powdered lactose or sucrose and then molding it into shape and allowing the liquid to evaporate. It usually disintegrates readily.
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tablet triturate

a small, loosely packed tablet to be dissolved in water immediately before injection, e.g. apomorphine.