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dispensatory

 [dis-pen´sah-tor″e]
a book that describes medicines and their preparation and uses.
dispensatory of the United States of America a collection of monographs on unofficial drugs and drugs recognized by the Pharmacopeia of the United States, the Pharmacopoeia of Great Britain, and the National Formulary, also on general tests, processes, reagents, and solutions of the U.S.P. and N.F., as well as drugs used in veterinary medicine.

Dispensatory

(dis-pen'să-tō-rē),
A work originally intended as a commentary on the Pharmacopeia, but now more of a supplement to that work, which contains an account of the sources, mode of preparation, physiologic action, and therapeutic uses of most of the agents, official and nonofficial; used in the treatment of disease.
[L. dispensator, a manager, steward; see dispensary]

dispensatory

(dĭ-spĕn′sə-tôr′ē)
n. pl. dispensato·ries
A book in which the contents, preparation, and uses of medicines are described; a pharmacopoeia.

Dis·pen·sa·to·ry

(dis-pen'să-tōr-ē)
A work originally intended as a commentary on the Pharmacopeia, but now more of a supplement to that work, which contains an account of the sources, mode of preparation, physiologic action, and therapeutic uses of most of the agents, official and nonofficial, used in the treatment of disease.
[L. dispensator, a manager, steward]

Dis·pen·sa·to·ry

(dis-pen'să-tōr-ē)
A work originally intended as a commentary on the Pharmacopeia, but now more of a supplement to that work.
[L. dispensator, a manager, steward]
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(48) In the dedicatory epistle in The London Dispensatory, Culpeper claims he wrote this book to help "this languishing Nation" suffering from a dearth of "Knowledge" as the "Epidemical" War
(59) George Wood, The Dispensatory of the United States of America (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1858), p.
It is recorded in the United States pharmocopeia and the National Formulary as having been used as a carminative, an aromatic and a stimulant, and in King's American Dispensatory as beneficial for weight loss and cold hands and feet.
The National Standard Dispensatory. Philadelphia: Lea, 1905.
The challenge facing them is to maintain the current level of flexibility while excluding certain restrictions by means of dispensatory measures to account for the specific management requirements (see separate article).
The title page describes the contents as "A description of a variety of herbs and roots, many of which are not explained in any other book, and their medical virtues have hitherto been unknown to the whites; to which is added a short dispensatory." The book contains descriptions and uses of eighty-three different species.
Marijuana was admitted to the United States Pharmacopoeia in 1850 and listed in the National Formulary and the US Dispensatory. Major pharmaceutical companies including Lilly, Burroughs-Wellcome, and Parke-Davis produced cannabis-based therapeutic agents (Brecher et al.
The united states dispensatory and physicians pharmacology.
Other 19th century references to the climacteric include herbs for uterine hemorrhage attending the menopause such as Viburnum prunifolium (black haw) and Hydrastis canadensis (golden seal) 'climacteric haemorrhage' in the 1898 King's American Dispensatory (Felter 1983, Lloyd 1887).
"Both copper and zinc may be discovered by sesquioxidizing the iron by boiling the solution of the salt with nitric acid." [The Dispensatory of the United States of America, G.B.
[A]ny idle mechanic by chance gets a dispensatory, or some old