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pharmacopeia

 [fahr″mah-ko-pe´ah]
an authoritative treatise on drugs and their preparations; see also usp. adj., adj pharmacopei´al.

Pharmacopeia

, Pharmacopoeia (far'mă-kō-pē'ă),
A work containing monographs of therapeutic agents, standards for their strength and purity, and their formulations. The various national pharmacopeias are referred to by abbreviations, of which the following are the most frequently encountered: USP, the Pharmacopeia of the United States of America (United States Pharmacopeia); BP, British Pharmacopoeia; Codex medicamentarius, the French Pharmacopeia; I.C. Add. (or BA), the Indian and Colonial Addendum to the BP; IP, International Pharmacopeia; Pharmacopeia Austr., the Austrian Pharmacopeia; Ph.G., the German Pharmacopeia (D.A.B.); Pharmacopeia Helv., the Swiss Pharmacopeia. The first edition of the USP was compiled in 1820 and was made a legal standard by the terms of the National Food and Drugs Act in January 1907.
[G. pharmakopoiia, fr. pharmakon, a medicine, + poieo, to make]

pharmacopeia

/phar·ma·co·pe·ia/ (-ko-pe´ah) an authoritative treatise on drugs and their preparations. See also USP. pharmacopei´al
United States Pharmacopeia  see under U.

pharmacopeia

An official authoritative listing of drugs. See National Formulary.

Phar·ma·co·pe·ia

, Pharmacopoeia (fahr'mă-kō-pē'ă)
A work that describes therapeutic agents, standards for their strength and purity, and their formulations. The various national pharmacopeias are referred to by abbreviations, of which the most frequently encountered are USP, United States Pharmacopeia, and BP, British Pharmacopoeia.
[G. pharmakopoiia, fr. pharmakon, a medicine, + poieō, to make]

pharmacopeia,

n written record of all aspects of homeopathic or herbal re-medies, such as their constitutions, characteristics, specifications, and effects.

Phar·ma·co·pe·i·a

, Pharmacopoeia (fahrmă-kō-pēă)
A work containing monographs of therapeutic agents, standards for their strength and purity, and their formulations. Various national pharmacopeias are referred to by abbreviations, of which the following are the most frequently encountered: USP, the Pharmacopeia of the United States of America (United States Pharmacopeia); BP, British Pharmacopoeia; Codex medicamentarius, French Pharmacopeia; I.C. Add. (or BA), the Indian and Colonial Addendum to the BP; IP, International Pharmacopeia; Österreichisches Arzneibuch, Austrian Pharmacopeia; Pharmacopoea Germanica, German Pharmacopeia (D.A.B.); and Pharmacopeia Helvetica, Swiss Pharmacopeia.
[G. pharmakopoiia, fr. pharmakon, a medicine, + poieo, to make]

pharmacopeia, pharmacopoeia

an authoritative treatise on drugs and their preparations. For example the European Pharmacopoeia, United States Pharmacopeia, British Pharmacopoeia, British Pharmaceutical Codex, United States Dispensatory. See also martindale.
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