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

  • The city police arrested purveyors of a decoction known as "smoke" which sells at 5 or 10per glass.
  • His work, essentially, is a decoction from three other artists.
  • For all types of intestinal and stomach ailments, they prescribed a strong decoction of black pepper.
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  • 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.
    Sept. 13, 2013 - EurekAlert!

  • Kamal Haasan in Hindu
    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...

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