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pharmaceutics

[ fahr-muh-soo-tiks ]
/ ˌfɑr məˈsu tɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

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Origin of pharmaceutics

1535–45; <Late Latin pharmaceuticus<Greek pharmakeutikós, equivalent to pharmakeut(ḗs) druggist, originally poisoner (derivative of phármakon;see pharmaco-) + -ikos-ic; see -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for pharmaceutics

pharmaceutics
/ (ˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) another term for pharmacy (def. 1)
(functioning as plural) pharmaceutical remedies
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Medical definitions for pharmaceutics

pharmaceutics
[ fär′mə-sōōtĭks ]

n.

The science of preparing and dispensing drugs.
Pharmaceutical preparations; medicinal drugs.
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