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19:34 Mar 9, 2008
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
Italian term or phrase: droga contusa
L'estratto si prepara dalla droga contusa per trattamento con alcool

Does it mean "pulverized"? or "dissolved"? or something else?
Local time: 15:17

Summary of answers provided
4drug bruised
Rachel Fell
4Mixed (Mixed up?) drug/Blended drug
Gad Kohenov
3crushed drug
Valerie Scaletta
3sieved drug powder (minute concisae)
texjax DDS PhD
3pestled drugxxxmoranna



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term for pulverized drugs

Example sentence(s):
  • Primo metodo: mettere in un recipiente di acciaio o di vetro, 20 g di droga contusa o polverizzata, insieme a 50 ml di alcol della gradazione richiesta. ...

    www.dottorperuginibilli.it/www.billi5_000060.htm - 42k -
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Mixed (Mixed up?) drug/Blended drug

After seeing that contuse, contusion etc. are types of bruises and damage. I decided to look for a typo. Confuso can be among other thing also a word meaning mixed, blended. Now that makes more sense. Tell you cllent to proofread texts.

Gad Kohenov
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Asker: I don't think it's a typo because this is a reprint from a scientific book.

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sieved drug powder (minute concisae)

dovrebbe essere questo

sieved drug powder (passed through a sieve of 2000 micron openings)

1) polvere grossolana (Coarse
powder): dal setaccio 1400 al
355; 2) polvere abbastanza
fine: dal 355 al 180; 3) polvere
fine: dal 180 al 125; 4) polvere
finissima: dal 125 al 90.
Le Farmacopee di lingua tedesca
considerano anche macinazioni
più grossolane delle
polveri e cioè le droghe tagliate
(Concisae) che comprendono
i setacci dal numero 8000
al 2800 (radici, cortecce,
legno) e quelle contuse
(Minute concisae) del setaccio
2000 (frutti, semi).
La definizione del parametro
granulometrico di una droga
appare abbastanza aleatoria
per cui non sorprende che le
diverse farmacopee adottino,
per una stessa droga, setacci

... the polymer softened, the sieved drug powder was added and thoroughly mixed with the powder at the elevated temperature with a heated micro spatula. ...

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-03-09 21:04:33 GMT)

h forming solid dispersion of the drug in a powder. form. 8). The obtained powder was dried in an oven,. passed through a sieve (75150 mm) and stored in ...

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Seed mucilage from Ocimum americanum linn. as disintegrant i...
The mucilage not interfered with the release of a drug from tablet ... The powder was passed through 80 # sieve and weighed to calculate the

Note added at 1 hr (2008-03-09 21:11:01 GMT)

E questa è una chicca del 1820, che riporta la dicitura in latino. Magari non è utilissima ai fini della domanda, ma è sfiziosa.

texjax DDS PhD
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pestled drug

1. A club-shaped, hand-held tool for grinding or mashing substances in a mortar.
2. A large bar moved vertically to stamp or pound, as in a press or mill.
v. pes·tled, pes·tling, pes·tles
To pound, grind, or mash with or as if with a pestle.
To use a pestle.
In erboristeria si usa il pestello.
Pestare=picchiare=provocare contusioni

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crushed drug

crushed drug, only a suggestion!

Valerie Scaletta
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drug bruised

Meridian Institute - Home Page
Sagr., Extract of Rhamnus Purshiana, Powdered Extract of Cascara Sagrade; ..... tincture (fresh leaves bruised and macerated with equal weight of alcohol, ...
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by William Rhind - 1857 - Botany, Economic - 720 pages
From the roots and stems of rubia tinctorum, or madder, dried, bruised, and sifted, a powder is obtained, that is soluble in alcohol, and partly soluble in ...

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACY Botanical Medicine Monographs and Sundry
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The tincture was prepared from the bruised berries and diluted alcohol, ... remedies the paper recommends the bark of Rhamnus Purshiana De Candolle, and ...

Butcher's Broom is so named because the mature branches were ...
Cascara Sagrada extract.10:1.Rhamnus purshiana bark.Cascara.Buckthorn. ..... by pressing out the bruised, fresh tops, adding one-third volume of alcohol and ...

Note added at 15 hrs (2008-03-10 11:23:18 GMT)

flask by a short rubber tube, and thus acts as a flow-back for the aqueous portion
of the distillate. For drugs giving less than 2 per cent. of oil, a larger flask should
be used.
Sufficient of the drug (bruised or coarsely powdered if necessary) to yield
2 to 3 grms. of volatile oil, is placed in the flask with 500 C.C. (or 200 C.C. for oils
giving 10 per cent. or more of oil) of water. The receiving tube is disconnected
at the top and filled with water, after which 5 C.C. of petroleum spirit are added
from a pipette. The flask is connected and distillation is carried on for 6 hours
from a paraffin-wax bath.


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