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adulteration

 [ah-dul″ter-a´shun]
addition of an impure, cheap, or unnecessary ingredient to cheat, cheapen, or falsify a preparation.

a·dul·ter·a·tion

(ă-dŭl-tĕr-ā'shŭn),
The alteration of any substance by the deliberate addition of a component not ordinarily part of that substance; usually used to imply that the substance is debased as a result.

adulteration

/adul·te·ra·tion/ (ah-dul″ter-a´shun) addition of an impure, cheap, or unnecessary ingredient to cheat, cheapen, or falsify a preparation; in legal terminology, incorrect labeling, including dosage not in accordance with the label.

adulteration

[ədul′tərā′shən]
Etymology: L, adulterare, to defile
the debasement or dilution of the purity of any substance, process, or activity by the addition of extraneous material.

Adulteration

Pharmacology The substitution of one material or substance for another, such that a manufactured product is incorrectly labelled and/or dosage information is not in accordance with US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) requirements.
Vox populi The addition of an ersatz to a thing, which decreases its potency or value, or adds unnecessary ingredients.

adulteration

Pharmacology The substitution of one material or substance for another, such that a manufactured product is incorrectly labeled and/or dosage information is not in accordance with the FDA requirements, which ↓ potency or value, or adds unnecessary ingredients

ad·ul·ter·a·tion

(ă-dŭl'tĕr-ā'shŭn)
The alteration of any substance by the deliberate addition of a component not ordinarily part of that substance; usually used to imply that the substance is debased as a result.

adulteration,

n an accidental or purposeful addition of an impure substance to a product. This results in an alteration of properties and composition of the substance, thereby diminishing its quality.

ad·ul·ter·a·tion

(ă-dŭl'tĕr-ā'shŭn)
The alteration of any substance by the deliberate addition of a component not ordinarily part of that substance; usually used to imply that the substance is debased as a result.

adulteration

addition of an impure, cheap or unnecessary ingredient to cheat, cheapen or falsify a preparation. Adulteration of ox beef with horsemeat is an example. See also substitution.
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While crackdown will continue till the elimination of adulterates and ensure the availability and supply of healthy food in Punjab.