[gey-len-i-kuh l, guh-] /geɪˈlɛn ɪ kəl, gə-/
an herb or other vegetable drug, distinguished from a mineral or chemical drug.
a crude drug, tincture, or decoction, distinguished from a preparation that has been refined.
(initial capital letter) (def 1).
any drug prepared from plant or animal tissue, esp vegetables, rather than being chemically synthesized
denoting or belonging to this group of drugs
galenical ga·len·i·cal (gā-lěn’ĭ-kəl, gə-)
Of, relating to, or being a medicinal preparation made up chiefly of herbal or vegetable matter.
noun 1. the art or practice of preparing and dispensing galenicals.
[gey-luh-niz-uh m] /ˈgeɪ ləˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. the medical system or principles of . /ˈɡeɪlɪˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. a system of medicine based on the 84 surviving technical treatises of Galen, including the theory of the four bodily humours
[guh-lee-nuh] /gəˈli nə/ noun 1. a common, heavy mineral, lead sulfide, PbS, occurring in lead-gray crystals, usually cubes, and cleavable masses: the principal ore of lead. /ɡəˈliːnə/ noun 1. a grey mineral, found in hydrothermal veins. It is the chief source of lead. Composition: lead sulphide. Formula: PbS. Crystal structure: cubic n. lead ore, lead […]
noun a love for cats Word Origin Greek galemacr- ‘cat’