- pertaining to pharmacy or pharmacists.
- a pharmaceutical preparation or product.
Origin of pharmaceutical
Related Words for pharmaceuticpharmaceutical, prescription, sedative, opiate, narcotic, remedy, cure, medicine, pill, stimulant, poison, tonic, medication, dope, essence, depressant, potion, physic, pharmaceutic, medicament
Examples from the Web for pharmaceutic
Historical Examples of pharmaceutic
It was not by his pharmaceutic prescriptions that he gained his great name.Medical Essays
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Yet they have been imitated by most of the pharmaceutic houses.
This whole observation on the pharmaceutic value of pride of the meadows is taken from Tissot's "Traité sur les Nerfs."Titan: A Romance v. 1 (of 2)
Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
To my wife he gave the pharmaceutic recipes of his own land, to my daughter he taught the melodies of the Ukraine.Jack
However, the pharmaceutic and therapeutic details of the treatise have been somewhat overlooked.
less commonly pharmaceutic
- of or relating to drugs or pharmacy
Word Origin for pharmaceutical
1640s (pharmaceutic in the same sense is from 1540s), from Late Latin pharmaceuticus "of drugs," from Greek pharmakeutikos, from pharmakeus "preparer of drugs, poisoner" (see pharmacy). Related: Pharmaceuticals; pharmaceutically.
- Of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.
- A pharmaceutical product or preparation.