Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person trained in pharmacy; a druggist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A professional who dispenses prescription drugs in a hospital or retail pharmacy.
  • n. One who studies pharmacy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One skilled in pharmacy; a pharmaceutist; a druggist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One skilled in pharmacy; a druggist or apothecary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs

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Examples

  • You discussed how the pharmacist is the last line of defense against getting a wrong medication.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • It's absurd that these people have decided to be pharmacists, then turn around and saying being a pharmacist is against their religion.

    12/01/2005

  • There's a certain pharmacist I had a run in with who makes an appearance in The Fault Tree.

    Light and Shade

  • What if the next nearest pharmacist is in the next town, and the person in question has neither the car nor money for a ride required to get it?

    Waldo Jaquith - Kroger: Our employees have to do their job.

  • Now, the job of a pharmacist is to do one thing: to provide the medications that have been prescribed by doctors.

    Waldo Jaquith - Kroger: Our employees have to do their job.

  • However, it's quite clear except to the most obtuse that a pharmacist is not empowered by any statute or code of ethics to intervene between a doctor and a patient in the treatment through the legal prescription of medicine.

    October 2005

  • An Illinois pharmacist is suing because he doesn't want to have to fill prescriptions provided by a doctor that he disapproves of.

    06/12/2005

  • Being a pharmacist is not just about counting pills.

    USATODAY.com - Top skills you need to be a pharmacist

  • "I called a pharmacist friend first thing this morning," Chenney announced.

    The Other Daughter

  • When I realized what I had done, I called the pharmacist and was told I was very foolish and to call my doctor.

    OnThePharm

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