excipient

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin excipients, -entis, p. pr. of exipere. See except.

Noun[edit]

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excipient (plural excipients)

  1. (pharmacy) An ingredient that is intentionally added to a drug for purposes other than the therapeutic or diagnostic effect at the intended dosage.
  2. An exceptor.
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Adjective[edit]

excipient (comparative more excipient, superlative most excipient)

  1. Taking an exception.

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Verb[edit]

excipient

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of excipiō