Type: Term Pronunciation: in-ert′ Definitions: 1. Slow in action; sluggish; inactive. 2. Devoid of active chemical properties, as the inert gases. 3. Denoting a drug or agent having no pharmacologic or therapeutic action.
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A material having no biological action.
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[adj] - (chemistry) having only a limited ability to react chemically 2. [adj] - unable to move or resist motion 3. [adj] - slow and apathetic
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A chemical element is inert if it does not react with anything. Examples are helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon and radon. Inert gases can be used in filament lamps to protect the filament from destruction due corrosion
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substances inactive ingredients that do not have any significant biochemical effect may be added to create a desired volume, taste, consistency, colour, or other properties.
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A substance which does not form compounds with any other element. The noble gases, which occupy Group 8 of the Periodic Table are totally inert.
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Stable and unreactive under specified conditions.
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Inactive or unreactive
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In·ert' adjective [ Latin iners , inertis , unskilled, idle; prefix in- + ars art: confer French inerte . See Art .] 1. Destitute of the power of moving itself, or of active resistance to motion; as, ...
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Unreactive. Refers to a substance which will not chemically react with anything under normal circumstances. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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