What is EXTRACTION?

The drawing out of a body, as a calculus, a fetus, or a tooth. Also, the pharmaceutic process of making an extract, chiefly by the action of some menstruum. as alcohol, ether, or water. E. of Cataract, removal of the cataractous lens by surgical operation. The methods proposed or practised are almost numberless. Daviel

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