officinal definition

  • adjective:
    • easily available in pharmacies; maybe not requiring unique planning.
    • acquiesced by a pharmacopoeia: an officinal herb.
    • Medicinal.
    • Used in a shop, or owned by it.
    • Kept in stock by apothecaries; said of such drugs and medications since is acquired without special preparation or compounding; maybe not magistral.
    • utilized in a shop, or owned by it.
    • Kept in stock by apothecaries; -- stated of these medicines and medicines as is obtained without special preparation or compounding; perhaps not magistral.
  • noun:
    • An officinal medicine.
    • a medicine or medicine offered in an apothecary's store; especially, a medicine ready based on the pharmacopÅ“ia.
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to a shop or laboratory; used in a shop or laboratory. Especially
    • Of an apothecary's shop: applied in drugstore to preparations made according to recognized prescriptions; specifically, prescribed when you look at the pharmacopÅ“ia.
    • In botany, found in medication and/or arts.

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