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Pharmacy Proc II

Pharm Proc II Chap 9 Terms

aliquot a portion of a mixture
arrest knob the knob on a balance that prevents any movement of the balance pans
beyond-use-date a date assigned to a compounded prescription telling the patient when the formulation should no longer be taken
calibrate to set, mark, or check the graduations of a measuring device
Chapter <795> regulations from USP/NF pertaining to the nonsterile compounding of formulations
Chapter <797> regulations from USP/NF pertaining to the sterile compounding of formulations
compounding record a record of what actually happened when the formulation was compounded
compression molding a method of making suppositories in which the ingredients are compressed in a mold
emulsifier a stabilizing agent in emulsions
finger cots protective coverings for fingers
flocculating agent electrolytes used in the preparation of suspensions
formulation record formulas and procedures for what should happen when a formulation is compounded
fusion molding a suppository preparation method in which the active ingredients are dispersed or dissolved in a melted suppository base
geometric dilution a technique for mixing two powders of unequal quantity
hydrophilic emulsifier a stabilizing agent for water-based dispersion mediums
immiscible cannot be mixed
levigation triturating a powder drug with a solvent in which it is insoluble to reduce its particle size
lipophilic emulsifier a stabilizing agent for oil-based dispersion mediums
meniscus the curved surface of a column of liquid
miscible capable of being mixed together
mucilage a wet, slimy liquid formed as an initial step in the wet gum method
oil-in-water emulsion an emulsion in which oil id dispersed through a water base
primary emulsion the initial emulsion to which ingredients are added to create the final product
punch method a method for filling capsules by repeatedly pushing the caspsule into an amount of drug powder
sensitivity the amount of weight that will move the balance pointer one division mark on the marker plate
sonication exposure to high freequency sound waves
spatulation mixing powders with a spatula
stability the chemical and physical integrity of the dosage form, and when appropriate, its ability to withstand microbiological contaminations
thickening agent an ingredient used in the preparation of suspensions to increase the viscosity of the liquid
trituration the process of grinding powders to reduce particle size
volumetric measures volume
water-in-oil emulstion an emulsion in which water is dispersed through an oil base
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