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[L. from Arabic al-iksir, (al)chemical preparation, fr. Gr. xērion, drying powder (for wounds)] A sweetened, aromatic, hydroalcoholic liquid used in the compounding of oral medicines. Elixirs constitute one of the most common types of medicinal preparation taken orally in liquid form.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Elixir." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756851/all/elixir.
Elixir. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756851/all/elixir. Accessed September 23, 2019.
Elixir. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756851/all/elixir
Elixir [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756851/all/elixir.
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