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tincture

Pronunciation: /ˈtɪŋktʃər; ˈtɪŋktjə(r); -tʃə(r)/

Translation of tincture in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 u and c [Pharmacology/Farmacología] tintura (feminine) tincture of iodine tintura de yodo
    Example sentences
    • Skin should be prepared with 1 or 2 percent tincture of iodine or povidone iodine for incision, suture and collection of blood for culture.
    • Having said that, my last ear infection was treated in part with a tincture of vinegar and medicine suspended in oil (yes, I dropped vinaigrette in my ear).
    • In 1944, I used to treat my Parkinsonism patients with tincture of stramonium (from jimsonweed) which was the only drug that we had.
    1.2 countable/numerable (tinge) [literary/literario] tinte (masculine), dejo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The moon cast long fingers across their pale faces, splashing argent tinctures over a thousand powdered cheeks.
    • This is a rather odd interpretation of the film since the barest tincture of right-wing patriotism as a theme is nowhere to be found in it.

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