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a medicinal preparation consisting of a powdered drug made into a paste with honey or syrup.
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 pharmaceutical preparation consisting of a drug mixed with honey or syrup; a soft solid, sometimes used as an excipient for pill masses.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
n. pl. electuar·ies
A drug mixed with sugar and water or honey into a pasty mass suitable for oral administration.
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