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for·mu·lar·y

 (fôr′myə-lĕr′ē)
n. pl. for·mu·lar·ies
1. A book or other collection of stated and fixed forms, such as prayers.
2. A statement expressed in formulas.
3. A fixed form or pattern; a formula.
4. A book containing a list of pharmaceutical substances along with their formulas, uses, and methods of preparation.

formulary

(ˈfɔːmjʊlərɪ)
n, pl -laries
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a book or system of prescribed formulas, esp relating to religious procedure or doctrine
2. a formula
3. (Pharmacology) pharmacol a book containing a list of pharmaceutical products, with their formulas and means of preparation
adj
of, relating to, or of the nature of a formula

for•mu•lar•y

(ˈfɔr myəˌlɛr i)

n., pl. -lar•ies,
adj. n.
1. a collection or system of formulas.
2. a set form of words; formula.
3. a book listing pharmaceutical substances and medicinal formulas.
4. a book containing prescribed forms used in the service of a church.
adj.
5. of or pertaining to a formula or formulas.
6. of the nature of a formula.
[1535–45; < Middle French formulaire; see formula, -ary]

formulary

a book or Hst of medicines, with formulas and instructions for their preparation.
See also: Drugs
any book of prescribed forms, as prayers, oaths, etc. See also drugs.
See also: Books
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.formulary - (pharmacology) a book containing a compilation of pharmaceutical products with their formulas and methods of preparation; "postexposure prophylaxis is an integral part of the pharmacopeia in preventing severe disease after acute infections"
materia medica, pharmacological medicine, pharmacology - the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
Adj.1.formulary - of or relating to or of the nature of a formula
Translations

formulary

n (pl -ries) formulario, lista de medicamentos disponibles
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