vb, -lat*ed -lat*ing vt 1 : to cause (a solvent) to pass through a permeable substance (as a powdered drug) esp. for extracting a soluble constituent 2 : to be diffused through vi 1 : to ooze or trickle through a permeable substance 2 : to become percolated
n : a product of percolation <the is concentrated to one-fourth the weight of drug used -E. N. Gathercoal & E. H. Wirth> .
Similar sounding terms: per·go·lide
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