Definitions for Pharmaceuticalˌfɑr məˈsu tɪ kəl

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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


  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.]

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