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electuary

Definition of electuary

What does electuary mean?

noun

  1. [medicine] Any preparation of a medicine mixed with honey or similar in order to make it more palatable to swallow.

Explanation

Electuary: An electuary is a medicinal paste composed of powders, or other medical ingredients, incorporated with sweeteners to hide the taste, like syrup, honey, jam, etc., for the purposes of oral consumption.

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Google previewA Manual of Nursing (1885)

Medical and Surgical by Charles James Cullingworth

An Electuary is a form of medicine of the consistence of stiff jam, generally containing an aperient made palatable by the addition of honey or sugar. It is given in a tea- or dessert-spoon, according to the dose ordered. Suppositories are little ...

Google previewBotanica Erotica (1998)

Arousing Body, Mind, and Spirit by Diana De Luca

An electuary is a powdered herb mixed with honey. You can stir different aromatic herbs and spices into honey, which can then be added to hot tea, toast, or toes! Flavored honeys may be delectably drizzled on certain erogenous zones and ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum, Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary (1828)

Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy, Designed Expressly for the Use of Students by Thomas Castle

Electuary of Catecbu. The Etectuarium Catechu Compositum. ELECTUARIUM CATECHU C OMPOSITUM. E. D. Compound Electuary of Catechu. Confectio Japonica.

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum (1828)

Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary, Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy ... by Thomas Castle

Electuary of Catechu. The Electuarium Catechu Compositum. ELECTUARIUM . CATECHU COMPOSITUM.E.D. Compound Electuary of Catechu. Conjectio Japonica. Electuarium Catechu, Digest four ounces of the extract of catechu ; tbree ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1821)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

electuary of scammony. Electuarium opiatum, Edin. confectio opiata, Lond. electuary of opium, opiate confection. Confectio aromatica, Lond. aromatic confection. Class XXII. Trochisci. Troches. Troches and lozenges are composed of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Electuary of purging cassia. — 4 Take of the pulp of ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge. Illustrated by numerous engravings, a general atlas, and appropriate diagrams by Thomas Curtis

Electuary of cassia. Take of cassia puip four parts, tamarind  ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper, Klein Grant

An electuary. The London Pharmacoptnia refers those articles which were formerly called electunries to confections. See Confectio. Enacrusniuu ANTIMONII. Br. Electuarii sennre, gua-iaci gummi, hydrargyri cum sulphure, antimonii ppti. sing.

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

ELECTUARY, ELEC'TARY. s. A form of medicine made of conserves and powders, of the consistence of honey, pi. electuaries j electaries. |elEEMOS' YNARY. adj. Living upon alms; depending upon charity; given in charity. |eL' EGANT. adj.

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