|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|1.||the act of extracting or the condition of being extracted|
|2.||something extracted; an extract|
|3.||a. the act or an instance of extracting a tooth or teeth|
|b. a tooth or teeth extracted|
|4.||origin, descent, lineage, or ancestry: of German extraction|
|Compare expellers the residue remaining after an oilseed has had the oil extracted by a solvent. Used as a feed for animals: groundnut extractions|
extraction ex·trac·tion (ĭk-strāk'shən)
The act of extracting or the condition of being extracted.
Something obtained by extracting; an extract.
The removal by withdrawing or pulling out of a tooth from its socket.
Removal of a baby from the genital canal in assisted delivery.
The active portion of a drug.