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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You discussed how the pharmacist is the last line of defense against getting a wrong medication.
It's absurd that these people have decided to be pharmacists, then turn around and saying being a pharmacist is against their religion.
There's a certain pharmacist I had a run in with who makes an appearance in The Fault Tree.
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?
Now, the job of a pharmacist is to do one thing: to provide the medications that have been prescribed by doctors.
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.
An Illinois pharmacist is suing because he doesn't want to have to fill prescriptions provided by a doctor that he disapproves of.
Being a pharmacist is not just about counting pills.
"I called a pharmacist friend first thing this morning," Chenney announced.
When I realized what I had done, I called the pharmacist and was told I was very foolish and to call my doctor.