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triturate

 [trit´u-rāt]
1. to reduce to powder by rubbing.
2. a substance powdered fine by rubbing.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

trit·ur·ate

(trich'yŭr-āt),
1. To accomplish trituration.
2. A triturated substance.
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triturate

(trĭch′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. tritu·rated, tritu·rating, tritu·rates
To rub, crush, grind, or pound into fine particles or a powder; pulverize.
n. (-ər-ĭt)
A triturated substance, especially a powdered drug.

trit′u·ra·ble adj.
trit′u·ra′tor n.
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trit·ur·ate

(trityūr-āt, -ăt)
1. To accomplish trituration.
2. A triturated substance.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trit·ur·ate

(trityūr-āt, -ăt)
1. To accomplish trituration.
2. A triturated substance.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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