Galenical



[gey-len-i-kuh l, guh-] /geɪˈlɛn ɪ kəl, gə-/

noun
1.
an herb or other vegetable drug, distinguished from a mineral or chemical drug.
2.
a crude drug, tincture, or decoction, distinguished from a preparation that has been refined.
adjective
3.
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4.
(initial capital letter) (def 1).
5.
(def 2).
/ɡeɪˈlɛnɪkəl; ɡə-/
noun
1.
any drug prepared from plant or animal tissue, esp vegetables, rather than being chemically synthesized
adjective
2.
denoting or belonging to this group of drugs

galenical ga·len·i·cal (gā-lěn’ĭ-kəl, gə-)
n.

adj.
Of, relating to, or being a medicinal preparation made up chiefly of herbal or vegetable matter.

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