[fahr-muh-soo-ti-kuh l] /ˌfɑr məˈsu tɪ kəl/
pertaining to or pharmacists.
a pharmaceutical preparation or product.
of or relating to drugs or pharmacy
1640s (pharmaceutic in the same sense is from 1540s), from Late Latin pharmaceuticus “of drugs,” from Greek pharmakeutikos, from pharmakeus “preparer of drugs, poisoner” (see pharmacy). Related: Pharmaceuticals; pharmaceutically.
pharmaceutical phar·ma·ceu·ti·cal (fär’mə-sōō’tĭ-kəl) or phar·ma·ceu·tic (-tĭk)
Of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists. n.
A pharmaceutical product or preparation.
[fee-nawl, -nol] /ˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. Also called carbolic acid, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acid. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous mass, C 6 H 5 OH, obtained from coal tar, or a hydroxyl derivative of benzene: used chiefly as a disinfectant, as an antiseptic, and in organic synthesis. 2. any analogous hydroxyl derivative of […]
[fuh-net-ik, foh-] /fəˈnɛt ɪk, foʊ-/ adjective 1. Also, phonetical. of or relating to speech sounds, their production, or their transcription in written symbols. 2. corresponding to pronunciation: phonetic transcription. 3. agreeing with pronunciation: phonetic spelling. 4. concerning or involving the discrimination of nondistinctive elements of a language. In English, certain phonological features, as length and […]
[foh-tuh-sin-thuh-sis] /ˌfoʊ təˈsɪn θə sɪs/ noun, Biology, Biochemistry. 1. the complex process by which carbon dioxide, water, and certain inorganic salts are converted into by green plants, algae, and certain bacteria, using energy from the sun and . /ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɪnθɪsɪs/ noun 1. (in plants) the synthesis of organic compounds from carbon dioxide and water (with the […]
[fiz-i-kuh l] /ˈfɪz ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the body: physical exercise. 2. of or relating to that which is material: the physical universe; the physical sciences. 3. noting or pertaining to the properties of matter and energy other than those peculiar to living matter. 4. pertaining to the physical sciences, especially […]