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pharmacy

 [fahr´mah-se]
1. the branch of the health sciences dealing with the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs.
2. a place where drugs are compounded or dispensed.

phar·ma·cy

(far'mă-sē),
1. The practice of preparing and dispensing drugs. Synonym(s): pharmaceutics (1)
2. A drugstore.
[G. pharmakon, drug]

pharmacy

(fär′mə-sē)
n. pl. pharma·cies
1. The art of preparing and dispensing medical drugs.
2. A place where medical drugs are prepared, dispensed, or sold. Also called apothecary.

pharmacy

Pharmacology An establishment or institution in which the practice of pharmacy is conducted; drugs, medicines or medicinal chemicals are dispensed or offered for sale, or a sign is displayed bearing the word or words 'pharmacist,' 'pharmacy,' 'apothecary,' 'drugstore,' 'druggist,' 'medicine store,' 'drug sundries,' 'prescriptions filled,' or similar words intended to indicate that the practice of pharmacy is being conducted. See Internet pharmacy, Pharmacist, Polypharmacy.

phar·ma·cy

(fahr'mă-sē)
1. The practice of preparing and dispensing drugs and the delivery of pharmaceutic care.
Synonym(s): pharmaceutics (1) .
2. A facility licensed to dispense medications to the public.
[G. pharmakon, drug]

pharmacy

1. The process of preparing, compounding and dispensing drugs, usually to the prescription of a doctor.
2. A place where these activities are performed.

phar·ma·cy

(fahr'mă-sē)
1. Practice of preparing and dispensing drugs.
2. A drugstore.
[G. pharmakon, drug]