noun (used with a singular verb)
Origin of pharmaceutics
Origin of pharmaceutical
Examples from the Web for pharmaceutics
There is nothing in pharmaceutics that has not a direct origin from vegetable, animal, or mineral life.A Maid of the Kentucky Hills|Edwin Carlile Litsey
They are licensed to practice medicine, dentistry and pharmaceutics.
less commonly pharmaceutic
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.