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Oleoresin

oleoresin
1. (Science: chemistry) A natural mixture of a terebinthinate oil and a resin.
2. (Science: medicine) A liquid or semiliquid preparation extracted (as from capsicum, cubebs, or ginger) by means of ether, and consisting of fixed or volatile oil holding resin in solution. Oleores”inous.
Origin: L.oleum oil – E. Resin.


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