pharmacy definition

  • noun:
    • The art of organizing and dispensing medicines.
    • somewhere where medications can be bought; a drugstore. Also called apothecary.
    • a spot where prescribed drugs are dispensed, a dispensary.
    • The science of medicinal substances comprising pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, phytochemistry and forensics.
    • The profession of a pharmacist.
    • The art or practice of organizing and keeping medications, as well as compounding and dispensing drugs based on prescriptions of doctors; the career of an apothecary or a pharmaceutical chemist.
    • someplace in which medicines tend to be compounded; a drug store; an apothecary's shop.
    • The art or practice of organizing, keeping, and compounding medications, and of dispensing them in accordance with the formulæ or prescriptions of medical practitioners.
    • The occupation of an apothecary or pharmaceutical chemist.
    • a spot in which medicines are ready and dispensed; a drug-store; an apothecary's store.
    • a retail store in which medication alongside articles can be purchased
    • the art and science of organizing and dispensing medicines and medications,

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