an herb or other vegetable drug, distinguished from a mineral or chemical drug.
a crude drug, tincture, or decoction, distinguished from a preparation that has been refined.
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How to use galenical in a sentence
Stoll, amongst moderns, first revived the galenical doctrines.
British Dictionary definitions for galenical
any drug prepared from plant or animal tissue, esp vegetables, rather than being chemically synthesized
denoting or belonging to this group of drugs
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