Pharmacy any of various inert substances added to a prescription to give the desired consistency or form
Origin of excipientfrom Classical Latin excipiens, present participle of excipere: see except
An inert substance used as a diluent or vehicle for a drug.
Origin of excipientLatin excipiēns excipient- present participle of excipere to take out, exclude ; see except .
(comparative more excipient, superlative most excipient)
- Taking an exception.