Pharmaceutical Definition

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pharmaceuticals
adjective
Of pharmacy or pharmacists.
Webster's New World
Of or by drugs.
Webster's New World
The definition of pharmaceutical is something related to prescription drugs or pharmacies.
An example of a pharmaceutical drug is Prozac.
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Synonyms:
pharmaceutic
noun
A pharmaceutical product; drug.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Pharmaceutical

Noun

Singular:
pharmaceutical
Plural:
pharmaceuticals

Origin of Pharmaceutical

  • From Late Latin pharmaceuticus from Greek pharmakeutikos from pharmakeutēs preparer of drugs variant of pharmakeus from pharmakon drug

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary

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