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(used with a sing. verb) The science of preparing and dispensing drugs.
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1. (Pharmacology) (functioning as singular) another term for pharmacy1
2. (Pharmacology) (functioning as plural) pharmaceutical remedies
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phar•ma•cy(ˈfɑr mə si)
n., pl. -cies.
2. the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines.
[1645–55; earlier pharmacia < Medieval Latin < Greek pharmakeía druggist's work]
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the science of pharmacy or pharmacology.See also: Drugs
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