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Definition of the noun Alkermes

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  1. The desiccated bodies of certain insects (female Kermes ilicis and Kermes vermilio), which live on the kermes oak, formerly much used as a material for dye and a medicinal ingredient; also a given mixture, preparation etc. containing such insects.
  2. A red Italian alcoholic liqueur.


Alkermes, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts with a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio. Alexander Rich, MD is the founder and director since 1987. The company focuses on drug delivery technologies, including "long-acting" or "extended release" formulations of injectable and inhaled drugs.

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Google previewBulletin of Pharmacy (1893)

Elixir alkermes is a red elixir of cinnamon, mace, cloves and nutmeg with cochineal, and of which ...

Google previewAmerican Druggist (1893)

Elixir alkermes is a red elixir of cinnamon, mace, cloves and nutmeg with cochineal, and of which a very popular' syrup is prepared. Tintura Lemery = tinct. ferri. pomat. Coclearia is the plant of Cochlearia officinalis, Analytic Notes on some ...

Google previewTherapeutic Gazette (1883)

Alkermes is a word familiarin pharmacy as one of the obsolete synonyms of cochincal. No botanist would think of appropriating a name already applied to an insect to designate a plant.

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1839)

A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulæ for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c by Robley Dunglison

Confeotio alkermes, Alkermes—c. Cardiaea, Confectio sromatica—c. Paulina, Confectio Archigeni—c. ex Capitibus papaveris, Diacodium—c. Dumocratis, Mithridate—c. Rnleighana, Conf'cetio aromatics. Confection d'amamles, Confection, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science, Biography, Bibliography and Medical Terminology (1854)

by Chapin A. HARRIS

Alkermes. CONFECTIO Auronsm.

Google previewJohnson's Dictionary (2013)

A Modern Selection by Samuel Johnson

alkermes / alligator they called sal kali, or alkali. It is corrosive, producing putrefaction in animal substances, to which it is applied. Arbuthnot, On Aliments. Any substance, which, when mingled with acid, produces eifervescence and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Technology (2000)

Volume 20 - Supplement 3 by James Swarbrick, James C. Boylan

New DPI technologies in development by Inhale Therapeutic Systems and Alkermes are enabling the delivery of macromolecules to the deep lung. Leading this field is Inhale's insulin product currently in the phase 3 trials conducted by Pfizer.

Google previewA dictionary of applied chemistry (1912)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Alkermes (Italy), Maraschino (Dalmatia), and the various Cocktails of the United States of America.

Google previewA General Commercial Dictionary. 2. Ed (1819)

by Thomas Mortimer

Confection of Alkermes. See Alkermes. : 5 E TABLE (A.)- INWARDS. Duty. |Drawback £. s. d. 1 #.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

Alkermes. CoNFECTIo AMYGDALAE. A confection of almonds. CoNFECTio ARCHIG'ENIs. A confection of castor, long pepper, black pepper, storax, galbanum, costus, and opium. CoNFECTIo ARoMAT/ICA. confection. The active prinAn ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)

The confectio alkermes is chiefly made at Montpelier. The #. which gives it the denomination, ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia ; Or (1883)

by Charles Annandale

ALKALI— ALKERMES. ALKMAAR-ALLAN. 144. This substance is a hydrocarbon, having the formula CM Hio", by oxidation it yields a l >ody called anthra- quinone, Cl4 H„ Oa which can be converted into ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language ... Abridged and Adapted to the Use of the Citizens of the United States (1824)

by John Walker

the winter Alkermes, al-kéilméz. s. a confection All, 5111. a. the whole number or quantity All, an. s. the whole, every thing All, all. ad. quite, completely, wholly All-bearing, all-ba'r'invr. a. omniparous All-cheering, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

* ALKERMES. n. s. In medicine, a term borrowed from the Arabs, denoting a celebrated remedy, of the consistence of a confection ; whereof the kermes berries are the basis.

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Alkermes Meaning

Video shows what alkermes means. The desiccated bodies of certain insects (female Kermes ilicis and Kermes vermilio), which live on the kermes oak, formerly ...

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