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.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Health Minister Henry Ventura:

    We do not want to think that the pharmaceutical industry is backing the economic war.

  2. Mark Papich:

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

  3. Martin Shkreli:

    I think they have a fundamental misunderstanding with how pharmaceutical companies operate.

  4. Chief Medical Officer:

    This is the first time in the history of the pharmaceutical industry that someone has been able to create a price war.

  5. Chaz Whatley:

    It's a great idea to regulate the prices in some sort of way, otherwise, it's just making the pharmaceutical companies really rich.

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