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extract

 [ek´strakt]
a concentrated preparation of a vegetable or animal drug.
allergenic extract an extract of allergenic components from a crude preparation of an allergen, such as weed, grass, or tree pollen, molds, house dust, or animal dander, used for diagnostic skin testing or for immunotherapy for allergy.
cell-free extract the solution obtained by rupturing cells and removing all particulate matter.

ex·tract

(eks-trakt'),
1. A concentrated preparation of a drug obtained by removing the active constituents of the drug with suitable solvents, evaporating all or nearly all of the solvent, and adjusting the residual mass or powder to the prescribed standard.
2. To remove part of a mixture with a solvent.
3. To perform extraction.
[L. ex-traho, pp. -tractus, to draw out]

extract

(ĭk-străkt′)
tr.v. ex·tracted, ex·tracting, ex·tracts
To draw or pull out, often with great force or effort: extract a wisdom tooth; used tweezers to extract the splinter.

ex·tract′a·ble, ex·tract′i·ble adj.
ex·trac′tor n.

extract

noun A concentrate of a drug, cells or a supernatant.

verb To obtain a thing—often concentrated or distilled—from a source.

extract

noun A concentrate of a drug, cells, or a supernatant. See Adrenal extract, Cell-free extract, Fluid extract, Green extract, Plasmid extract verb Psychology Obtain.

ex·tract

1. (ek'strakt) A concentrated preparation of a drug obtained by removing the active constituents with suitable solvents, evaporating all or nearly all of the solvent, and adjusting the residual mass or powder to the prescribed standard.
2. (ek-strakt') To remove part of a mixture with a solvent.
3. To perform extraction.
[L. ex-traho, pp. -tractus, to draw out]

ex·tract

(eks-trakt, ekstrakt)
1. To perform extraction.
2. A concentrated drug preparation obtained by removing active constituents of the drug with suitable solvents, evaporating all or nearly all solvent, and adjusting residual mass or powder to the prescribed standard.
[L. ex-traho, pp. -tractus, to draw out]
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Table-3: Anthelmintic activity of fruit extract of Salsola imbricates.
Prepared of two formula lotion sunscreens with added concentration variations of tomato fruit extracts into the formula based on best lotion bases of lotion according to Table 1.
There was no significant difference in the means of stem diameters when different treatments of sodom apple fruit extracts were used in the field experiment.
The fruit extract has also been reported to possess a variety of beneficial effects such as antioxidant [9, 11], antimicrobial [12], anti-inflammatory [13], hypolipidemic [14], hepatoprotective [15], nephroprotective, and cardioprotective activity [16].
Vasodilator Effects of the Fruit Extract in Aortic Rings
macrocarpa fruit extract restored the antioxidant enzyme activities, which prevented the deleterious effects of free radicals, Previous studies have reported the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory abilities of various plants, as well as their ability to induce antioxidant enzyme activities for the prevention or treatment of various diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, atherosclerosis, hyperglycemia, and hypercholesterolemia [27].
Anti-diabetic effect of Rubus ellipticus fruit extracts in alloxan induced diabetic rats.
Interestingly, the anthocyanin profiles found in whole fruit extracts were similar in all tested genotypes but were different with respect to the callus extract.
Distant Shores is an uplifting blend of citrus oils and passion fruit extracts that leaves skin feeling replenished and energized.