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[men-stroo-uh m, -struh m] /ˈmɛn stru əm, -strəm/

noun, plural menstruums, menstrua
[men-stroo-uh, -struh] /ˈmɛn stru ə, -strə/ (Show IPA)
a solvent.
noun (obsolete) (pl) -struums, -strua (-strʊə)
a solvent, esp one used in the preparation of a drug
a solid formulation of a drug

menstruum men·stru·um (měn’strōō-əm)
n. pl. men·stru·ums or men·stru·a (-strōō-ə)
A solvent, especially one used in extracting compounds from plant and animal tissues and preparing drugs.


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