syrup

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(sĭr′ŭp)

[L. syrupus]
ABBR: syr A concentrated solution of sugar in water to which specific medicinal substances are usually added. Syrups usually do not represent a very high percentage of the active drug. Some syrups are used principally to give a pleasant odor and taste to solutions.

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