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a tablet prepared by molding or by compression; used by the dispensing pharmacist to obtain certain potent substances in a convenient form for accurate compounding. Formerly used to prepare bulk solutions of germicidal chemicals, for example, bichloride of mercury. Not intended for internal use.
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A tablet that contains a clinically effective large amount of an active drug.
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