pharmacist

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From pharmacy (the art of preparing drugs, a drug, especially laxatives) +‎ -ist. Doublet of pharmacian.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: fär'məsĭst, IPA(key): /ˈfɑɹməsɪst/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pharmacist (plural pharmacists)

  1. (pharmacy) A health professional who controls, formulates, preserves, and dispenses medications and provides medical advice and counseling on how medicines should be used in order to achieve maximum benefit, and minimal side effects in order to avoid drug interactions.
  2. (pharmacy, academic) One who studies pharmacy.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

References[edit]