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


  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.]


  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. John McCain:

    I’m sure it was a cultural and pharmaceutical event.

  2. Carl Higbie:

    The pharmaceutical industry has a stranglehold on the VA.

  3. Health Minister Henry Ventura:

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

  4. Farm Minister Radha Mohan Singh:

    Be it seeds or pharmaceutical companies we should see to it that there is no monopoly.

  5. Mark Papich:

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

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