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also phar·ma·co·pe·ia  (fär′mə-kə-pē′ə)
1. A book containing an official list of medicinal drugs together with articles on their preparation and use.
2. A collection or stock of drugs.

[New Latin, from Greek pharmakopoiiā, preparation of drugs, from pharmakopoios, preparing drugs : pharmako-, pharmaco- + poiein, to make; see kwei- in Indo-European roots.]

phar′ma·co·poe′ial (-pē′əl) adj.
phar′ma·co·poe′ist (-pē′ĭst) n.


(ˌfɑːməkəˈpiːə) or


(Pharmacology) an authoritative book containing a list of medicinal drugs with their uses, preparation, dosages, formulas, etc
[C17: via New Latin from Greek pharmakopoiia art of preparing drugs, from pharmaco- + -poiia, from poiein to make]
ˌpharmacoˈpoeial, ˌpharmacoˈpeial, ˌpharmacoˈpoeic adj
ˌpharmacoˈpoeist n


or phar•ma•co•pe•ia

(ˌfɑr mə kəˈpi ə)

n., pl. -ias.
1. a government publication containing a list of drugs, their formulas, methods for making medicines, and other related information.
2. a stock of drugs.
[1615–25; < New Latin < Greek pharmakopoiía drug-maker's art =pharmako- pharmaco- + -poi(os) making + -ia -ia]
phar`ma•co•poe′ial, phar`ma•co•poe′ic, adj.


a book, usually of an official nature, containing a list of approved drugs and medicines, with information regarding their properties, preparation, and use. Also called antidotary.
2. a pharmacist’s stock of drugs.
See also: Drugs
a complete listing of all drugs and information concerning them.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pharmacopoeia - a collection or stock of drugs
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
apothecary's shop, chemist's, chemist's shop, drugstore, pharmacy - a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole


pharmacopeia (US also) [ˌfɑːməkəˈpiːə] Nfarmacopea f


pharmacopeia [ˌfɑːrməkəˈpiːə] npharmacopée f


nPharmakopöe f (spec), → amtliches Arzneibuch


n farmacopea
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