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diluent

 [dil´u-ent]
1. diluting or rendering less potent or irritant.
2. an agent that so acts.

dil·u·ent

(dīl'yū'ent), Avoid the incorrect forms dilutent and dilutant.
1. Ingredient in a medicinal preparation that lacks pharmacologic activity but is pharmaceutically necessary or desirable. In tablet or capsule dosage forms, this may be lactose or starch; it is particularly useful in increasing the bulk of potent drug substances with a mass too small for dosage to allow manufacture or administration. May be a liquid for the dissolution of drug(s) to be injected, ingested, or inhaled.
2. Denoting that which dilutes; the diluting agent.

dil·u·ent

(dil'yū-ĕnt)
1. Ingredient in a medicinal preparation that lacks pharmacologic activity but is pharmaceutically necessary or desirable. May be a liquid for the dissolution of drugs to be injected, ingested, or inhaled.
2. Diluting; denoting that which dilutes. usage note Often misspelled dilutent, or erroneously so pronounced.

dil·u·ent

(dil'yū'ĕnt, dilyĕ-wĕnt) Avoid the incorrect forms dilutent and dilutant.
Ingredient in a medicinal preparation that lacks pharmacologic activity but is pharmaceutically necessary or desirable.
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