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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
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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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012