Pharma



[fahr-muh] /ˈfɑr mə/

noun
1.
a pharmaceutical company.
2.
Also called big pharma. pharmaceutical companies, considered collectively:
Pharma is expanding into China, hoping to replace local remedies with manufactured drugs.
/ˈfɑːmə/
noun
1.
pharmaceutical companies when considered together as an industry

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