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- n. Plural form of pharmaceutist.
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I have for years been endeavoring to interest some of our great manufacturing pharmaceutists in the attainment of a form -- condensed, uniform, and portable -- which should stand to cannabis in the same relation which morphia bears to opium.
Skilled pharmaceutists are employed to compound the medicines prescribed.
The tinctures prepared by several of the German and French pharmaceutists, and called by them "Mother Tinctures," to distinguish them from the dilutions made therefrom, we have found to be very reliable, so much superior to any similar preparations made in this country that we purchase from them all we use of Pulsatilla,
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[Footnote: I am aware how incredible this statement will seem to those who have never had any extensive experience of the behavior of this remarkably variable drug, and get their notion of its action from the absurd directions on the label of every pound vial I have seen sent forth by our manufacturing pharmaceutists.
"Chunk," said he, "it is of drugs of that nature that pharmaceutists must have much carefulness.