Pharmaceutical meaning

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The definition of pharmaceutical is something related to prescription drugs or pharmacies.

An example of a pharmaceutical drug is Prozac.

adjective
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Of or by drugs.
adjective
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A pharmaceutical product or preparation.
noun
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A pharmaceutical product; drug.
noun
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Of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.
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(medicine) Of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.
adjective
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(medicine) A pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product; a drug.
noun
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A pharmaceutical product or preparation.
noun
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Of pharmacy or pharmacists.
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Of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.
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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