from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The scientific study correlating ethnic groups, their health, and how it relates to their physical habits and methodology in creating and using medicines.
(Though I do think Amazonian tribes should incorporate and patent their ethnopharmacology before Roche and Novartis do!)
"Professor," and her name appeared in print with a string of titles after it: Pierpont Research Fellow (the "fellow" part always made her smile); adjunct professor of ethnopharmacology; and her most recent title, only three weeks old: editor in chief of Museology.
However even one season in the field of studying the ethnopharmacology of Paiute natives will demonstrate the amazing properties of Yerba Mansa as a lymphatic stimulant or Chapparal for cankerous sores ...
Alkaitis, a highly regarded research scientist, specializes in the fields of molecular biology, ethnopharmacology (the study of traditional ways of healing with plants), and organics.
"I worked here as a graduate student in ethnopharmacology.
Those research papers you published really impressed us, and your background here in ethnopharmacology made you the perfect candidate. "