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The LanguaL 2017™ Thesaurus  -  Systematic Display


 Updated 2018-06-12

 

FTCE0155
Descriptor    TABLET
Synonym(s)caplet; pill 
Scope note 
Description 
A tablet is a mixture of active substances and excipients, usually in powder form, pressed or compacted into a solid. Tablets can be made in virtually any shape, although requirements of patients and tableting machines mean that most are round, oval or capsule shaped. Medicinal tablets and capsules are often called "pills". This is technically incorrect, since tablets are made by compression, whereas pills are ancient solid dose forms prepared by rolling a soft mass into a round shape. A caplet is a smooth, coated, oval shaped medicinal tablet in the shape of a capsule. [Wikipedia]
 



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