Origin of pharmaceutics
- pertaining to pharmacy or pharmacists.
- a pharmaceutical preparation or product.
Origin of pharmaceutical
Related Words for pharmaceuticspharmaceutical, prescription, sedative, opiate, narcotic, remedy, cure, medicine, pill, stimulant, poison, tonic, medication, dope, essence, depressant, potion, physic, pharmaceutic, medicament
Examples from the Web for pharmaceutics
Historical Examples of pharmaceutics
They are licensed to practice medicine, dentistry and 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
- (functioning as singular) another term for pharmacy (def. 1)
- (functioning as plural) pharmaceutical remedies
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.
- The science of preparing and dispensing drugs.
- Pharmaceutical preparations; medicinal drugs.
- Of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.
- A pharmaceutical product or preparation.