Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A fluid, such as gastric juice or vegetable juice, contained in or secreted by living tissue.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy and physiology, juice; one of certain fluid secretions of the body specified by a qualifying term.
  • noun In medicine, the extracted juice of different plants: as, succus liquoritiæ, Spanish licorice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) The expressed juice of a plant, for medicinal use.
  • noun (Physiol.) A fluid secreted in small by certain glands (probably the glands of Lieberkühn) of the small intestines. Its exact action is somewhat doubtful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine, obsolete The expressed juice of a plant, for medicinal use.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of several liquids of the body

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

New Latin, literally, juice of the intestines.

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  • Juice.

    June 2, 2008