pharmaceutical

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Etymology[edit]

From pharmaceutic +‎ -al, from Latin pharmaceuticus (of drugs), from Ancient Greek φαρμακευτικός (pharmakeutikós, drug maker).

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pharmaceutical (not comparable)

  1. (medicine, pharmacy, pharmacology) Of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.

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Noun[edit]

pharmaceutical (plural pharmaceuticals)

  1. (medicine, pharmacy, pharmacology) A pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product; a drug.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:pharmaceutical

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