Ex*cip"i*ent (?), a. [L. excipients, -entis, p. pr. of exipere. See Except, v. t.]

Taking an exception.


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Ex*cip"i*ent, n.


An exceptor.


2. Med.

An inert or slightly active substance used in preparing remedies as a vehicle or medium of administration for the medicinal agents.



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