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Italian term or phrase:gtt
English translation:drops
Entered by: AndreyAI
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20:50 Apr 5, 2004
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical / pharmaceuticals
Italian term or phrase: gtt
The weights of the excipients in a formulation are given by their volumes for liquids and dry weights for solids, one of them (solid lactic acid) is given as:-
Acido lattico 100 gtt

whilst other componsnts are simply given in grams, is this a typo or is there a meaning to the gtt?
Alexander Chisholm
Local time: 01:00
drops
Explanation:
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Note added at 3 mins (2004-04-05 20:53:21 GMT)
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from latin ,,guttae,,

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Note added at 6 mins (2004-04-05 20:56:11 GMT)
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gt, gtt
traditional pharmicist\'s abbreviations for a drop. Originally, gt was the singular (1 gt) and gtt the plural. The symbol comes from the Latin word gutta for a drop.
http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/dictG.html
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AndreyAI
Ukraine
Local time: 02:00
Grading comment
Many thanks for the answer, had never come accross this before and thought it was a typo.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +5dropsAndreyAI


  

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drops


Explanation:
.

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Note added at 3 mins (2004-04-05 20:53:21 GMT)
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from latin ,,guttae,,

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Note added at 6 mins (2004-04-05 20:56:11 GMT)
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gt, gtt
traditional pharmicist\'s abbreviations for a drop. Originally, gt was the singular (1 gt) and gtt the plural. The symbol comes from the Latin word gutta for a drop.
http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/dictG.html

AndreyAI
Ukraine
Local time: 02:00
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 16
Grading comment
Many thanks for the answer, had never come accross this before and thought it was a typo.

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agree  Heide
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agree  Gilberto Lacchia
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agree  Federica Jean
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