Pharmaceutical



[fahr-muh-soo-ti-kuh l] /ˌfɑr məˈsu tɪ kəl/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or pharmacists.
noun
2.
a pharmaceutical preparation or product.
/ˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to drugs or pharmacy
adj.

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)
adj.
Of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists. n.
A pharmaceutical product or preparation.

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