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con·fec·tion

(kon-fek'shŭn),
A pharmaceutical preparation consisting of a drug mixed with honey or syrup; a soft solid, sometimes used as an excipient for pill masses.
[L. confectio]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

con·fec·tion

(kŏn-fek'shŭn)
A pharmaceutical preparation consisting of a drug mixed with honey or syrup; a soft solid, sometimes used as an excipient for pill masses.
[L. confectio]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

confectio

, confection (kŏn-fĕk′shē-ō) (-shŭn) [L. conficere, to prepare]
A sugar-like soft solid in which one or more medicinal substances are incorporated so that they can be administered agreeably and preserved conveniently. The use of confections is rare in contemporary medicine.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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