- The definition of pharmaceutical is something related to prescription drugs or pharmacies.
An example of a pharmaceutical drug is Prozac.
pharmaceutical definition by Webster's New World
- of pharmacy or pharmacists
- of or by drugs
Origin: Late Latin pharmaceuticus ; from Classical Greek pharmakeutikos ; from pharmakeuein, to practice witchcraft, use medicine ; from pharmakon, a poison, medicine
- pharmaceutically adverb
pharmaceutical definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: From Late Latin pharmaceuticus, from Greek pharmakeutikos, from pharmakeutēs, preparer of drugs, variant of pharmakeus, from pharmakon, drug.
- pharˌma·ceuˈti·cal·ly adverb
pharmaceutical - Medical Definition