American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.
- n. A pharmaceutical product or preparation.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as pharmaceutic
- adj. medicine of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.
- n. medicine A pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product; a drug.
- n. drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
- adj. of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists
- adj. of or relating to drugs used in medical treatment
- From pharmaceutic + -al, from Latin pharmaceuticus ("of drugs"), from Greek φαρμακευτικός (pharmakeutikós, "drug maker"). (Wiktionary)
- From Late Latin pharmaceuticus, from Greek pharmakeutikos, from pharmakeutēs, preparer of drugs, variant of pharmakeus, from pharmakon, drug. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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