- pertaining to pharmacy or pharmacists.
- a pharmaceutical preparation or product.
Origin of pharmaceutical
Related Wordsmedicine, tonic, medication, prescription, opiate, dope, sedative, poison, narcotic, remedy, cure, stimulant, essence, medicament, depressant, potion, pill, physic, pharmaceutic, biologic
Examples from the Web for pharmaceutical
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PG has been used in more than 4,000 food, beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products for more than 50 years.Europeans Recall Fireball Whiskey Over a Sweetener Also Used in Antifreeze
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The patients and their estates agree not to bring legal action against caregivers, pharmaceutical companies, and insurers.The Upside of Ebola (Yes, There May Actually Be One)
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Is it art, could it harm her, and does it successfully target—as she intends—the pharmaceutical industry?Brooklynite Goes Off Her Meds—for Art
July 23, 2014
Pharmaceutical, Non-officinal, and other Preparations of Arsenic.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
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This oil affords a cheap and excellent substitute for olive oil for pharmaceutical and other purposes.
At the Smithsonian … exhibits on pharmaceutical dosage forms.
Pulvis, L. Powders are divided by pharmaceutical writers into two classes—simple and compound.
A receipt for this article, upon the authority of Battley, has been going the round of the pharmaceutical works for many years.
less commonly pharmaceutic
- of or relating to drugs or pharmacy
Word Origin and History 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.