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Abbreviation of Mod. L. syrupus, syrup.
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(sĭr′ŭp) [L. syrupus],


A concentrated solution of sugar in water to which specific medicinal substances are usually added. Syrups usually do not represent a very high percentage of the active drug. Some syrups are used principally to give a pleasant odor and taste to solutions.

simple syrup

A combination of saturated (sucrose) sugar & water mix for making beverages.
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