What does Pharmaceutical mean?

Definitions for Pharmaceuticalˌfɑr məˈsu tɪ kəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Pharmaceutical.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pharmaceutical, pharmaceutic(adj)

    drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment

  2. pharmaceutical, pharmaceutic(adj)

    of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists

    "the pharmaceutical industry"

  3. pharmaceutical(adj)

    of or relating to drugs used in medical treatment

Wiktionary

  1. pharmaceutical(Noun)

    A pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product; a drug.

  2. pharmaceutical(Adjective)

    of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pharmaceutical(adj)

    of or pertaining to the knowledge or art of pharmacy, or to the art of preparing medicines according to the rules or formulas of pharmacy; as, pharmaceutical preparations

  2. Origin: [L. pharmaceuticus, Gr. farmakeytiko`s, fr. farmakey`ein: cf. F. pharmaceutique. See Pharmacy.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pharmaceutical in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pharmaceutical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Papich:

    It's a matter of survival for us to try and get support from the pharmaceutical companies.

  2. John W. Gardner:

    Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.

  3. Valeant CEO J. Michael Pearson:

    The pharmaceutical industry is being aggressively sort of attacked for past pricing actions, i do think, given that environment, the pricing that pharmaceutical companies will take in the future will be more modest.

  4. Julie Stralow:

    Salix is a leader in the gastrointestinal market, which is comprised primarily of small-to-mid-sized pharmaceutical competitors, typically Valeant thrives in niches that tend to be overlooked by larger pharmaceutical firms.

  5. Michael Briggs:

    It's not surprising that she supports a system that props up private insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies which have given so much money to her campaigns, in fact, she's gotten more money from the pharmaceutical industry than any other candidate.

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