Origin of pharmacopoeia
Examples from the Web for pharmacopeia
This is powerful medicine that dramatically reduces the risk for a disease for which nothing exists in the pharmacopeia.Why We Can and Must Focus on Preventing Alzheimer’s|David Perlmutter, MD|August 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Homeopathic physicians still have lachesis-viper venom in their pharmacopeia.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
The principle of making use the sole criterion for admission to the Pharmacopeia, however, on the whole carried the day.
Not one of these drugs has been deemed worthy of mention in the Pharmacopeia.
Four of these samples were found to be of Pharmacopeia strength; the other three were much weaker.
The British pharmacopeia contains a spiritus lavandulae, dose 5-20 minims: and a compound tincture, dose -1 drachm.
British Dictionary definitions for pharmacopeia
sometimes US pharmacopeia
Word Origin for pharmacopoeia
Word Origin and History for pharmacopeia
also pharmacopoeia, "official book listing drugs and containing directions for their preparation," 1620s, from medical Latin, from Greek pharmakopoiia "preparation of drugs," from pharmakon "drug" (see pharmacy) + poiein "to make" (see poet). First used as a book title by Anutius Foesius (1528-1595) of Basel. Related: Pharmacopeial.