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Related to oleoresin: Oleoresin capsicum
1. a natural combination of a resin and a volatile oil, such as exudes from pines, etc.
2. a compound extracted from a drug, containing both volatile oil and resin, by percolation with a volatile solvent, such as acetone, alcohol, or ether, and removal of the solvent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. A compound of an essential oil and resin, present in some plants.
2. A pharmaceutical preparation.
3. Synonym(s): balsam
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An oily resin which can be extracted from various plants (e.g., the male fern, Aspidium oleoresin), which has been used as a vermifuge.
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