[fahr-muh-kog-nuh-see] /ˌfɑr məˈkɒg nə si/

(def 2).
the branch of pharmacology concerned with crude drugs of plant and animal origin

pharmacognosy phar·ma·cog·no·sy (fär’mə-kŏg’nə-sē)
The branch of pharmacology that deals with drugs in their crude or natural state.


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