- a combining form meaning “drug,” used in the formation of compound words: pharmacology.
Origin of pharmaco-
combining form representing Greek phármakon drug
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- indicating drugspharmacology; pharmacopoeia
from Greek pharmakon drug, potion
- Drug; medicine:pharmacology.
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