pharmacopoeia

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From French pharmacopée and post-classical Latin pharmacopoeia, from Hellenistic Ancient Greek φαρμακοποιία (pharmakopoiía, preparation of drugs).

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pharmacopoeia (plural pharmacopoeias)

  1. An official book describing medicines or other pharmacological substances, especially their use, preparation, and regulation.
  2. A collection of drugs.

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