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trituration

 [trit″u-ra´shun]
1. reduction to powder by friction or grinding.
2. a finely powdered substance; called also amalgamation.

trit·ur·a·tion

(trich'yŭr-a'shŭn),
1. The act of reducing a drug to a fine powder and incorporating it thoroughly with sugar of milk by rubbing the two together in a mortar. Synonym(s): tripsis (1)
2. Mixing of dental amalgam in a mortar and pestle or with a mechanical device.
[L. trituratio, fr. trituro, to thresh, fr. tero, pp. tritus, to rub]

trituration

/trit·ur·a·tion/ (trich″ĕ-ra´shun)
1. reduction to powder by friction or grinding.
2. a drug so created, especially one rubbed up with lactose.
3. the creation of a homogeneous whole by mixing, as the combining of particles of an alloy with mercury to form dental amalgam.

trituration

(trĭch′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of triturating.
2. The composing of a dental amalgam by mortar and pestle.

trituration

the process of removing impurities from a substance by grinding it under a solvent in which the impurities are much more soluble than the substance itself. See also tripsis.

trit·ur·a·tion

(trit'yūr-ā'shŭn)
1. The act of reducing a drug to a fine powder and incorporating it thoroughly with sugar of milk (lactose) by rubbing the two together in a mortar.
2. Mixing of dental amalgam in a mortar and pestle or with a mechanical device.
[L. trituratio, fr. trituro, to thresh, fr. tero, pp. tritus, to rub]

Trituration

The process of diluting a nonsoluble substance for homeopathic use by grinding it to a fine powder and mixing it with lactose powder.

trituration (tri·ch·rāˑ·shn),

n the initial steps during the creation of homeopathic remedies based on a source material that is solid or insoluble. This source material is ground together with lactose. Further potentization of the resulting liquid can be accomplished by dissolving it in water accompanied by vigorous shaking. See also trituration, C3 and dilution.
trituration, ball-mill,
n method in which an unspecified number of porcelain balls are homogenized in a porcelain pot with one part source material and nine parts lactose as the vehicle. See also trituration.
trituration, C3 (sē thrē tri·ch·rāˑ·shn),
n.pr 1., the three preliminary stages in the creation of homeopathic remedies by means of grinding source material (sometimes fresh plants) with lactose as the diluent. The degree of dilution is 3c.
2., trituration method used by Hahnemann on all kinds of source material such as petroleum, fresh plants or their expressed juices, mercury, or other liquids. See also trituration, fresh plant.
trituration, centesimal,
n grinding together 99 parts of sugar that is present in milk with one part of a homeopathic source material. Materials that are unable to be dissolved are triturated to 1/1000 (3c) before any additional suspension. See also trituration, C3; potency, centesimal; dilution; and suspension.
trituration, fresh-plant,
n the creation of homeopathic remedies by means of grinding fresh plants with lactose as the diluent.

trit·ur·a·tion

(trit'yūr-ā'shŭn)
1. Mixing dental amalgam in a mortar and pestle or with a mechanical device.
2. Reducing a drug to a fine powder and incorporating it thoroughly with sugar of milk by rubbing the two together in a mortar.
[L. trituratio, fr. trituro, to thresh, fr. tero, pp. tritus, to rub]

trituration (trich´oorā´shən),

n the process of mixing together silver alloy fillings with mercury to produce amalgam.
trituration, hand,
n the older method of mixing of constituents by hand in a mortar and pestle.
trituration, mechanical,
n the newer method of mixing of constituents in a mechanical device or amalgamator.

trituration

1. reduction to powder by friction or grinding.
2. a finely powdered substance.
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