decoction decoction


  • (n) (pharmacology) the extraction of water-soluble drug substances by boiling


  1. His work, essentially, is a decoction from three other artists.
  2. For all types of intestinal and stomach ailments, they prescribed a strong decoction of black pepper.


  • Poxue Huayu and Tianjing Busui Decoction for cerebral hemorrhage

    ( Neural Regeneration Research ) Poxue Huayu and Tianjing Busui Decoction can markedly elevate the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor, tyrosine kinase B and vascular endothelial growth factor in the brain, thereby providing a new scientific therapeutic method for protecting neurons after cerebral hemorrhage.
    on September 13, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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  • Meeting him on the sets of Rama Shyama Bhama, which marks his return to Kannada cinema after nearly two decades, Kamal Haasan says: "The decoction is stronger now. If I was an angry young man earlier, then I am angrier now - about everything: my...
    on Jun 15, 2005 By: Kamal Haasan Source: Hindu

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