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(gā-lĕn′ĭ-kəl, gə-)
A medicinal preparation composed mainly of herbal or vegetable matter.

ga·len′i·cal adj.


Claudius, Greek physician and medical scientist in Rome, c. 130-201 A.D.
Galen anastomosis - Synonym(s): Galen nerve
Galen bandage
Galen dressing
Galen foramen
Galen nerve - communicating branch of superior laryngeal nerve with recurrent laryngeal nerve. Synonym(s): Galen anastomosis
Galen ventricle
galenical - referring to medicine prepared from plants rather than chemicals.
great cerebral vein of Galen - a large, unpaired vein formed by the junction of the two internal cerebral veins. Synonym(s): great vein of Galen
great vein of Galen - Synonym(s): great cerebral vein of Galen
veins of Galen - Synonym(s): internal cerebral veins
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Total quantity or scope: Galenical preparations -46 batch-detailed in the specification and in the "Lots".
Total quantity or scope: Framework agreement for the supply galenical preparations 37 batches according to Annex B Estimated value excluding VAT: 74,653 RON
Tumour bearing mice received 50 mg/kg/day apigenin in three different galenical formulations during 12 days in 8-hourly intervals.
Contract award: delivery lots of bandages, galenical solutions, laboratory reagents for histology and medical supplies for the needs of the hospital "lozenets", "for a period of 12 months.
Contract award: "supply lots of bandages, galenical solutions, laboratory reagents for histology and medical supplies for the needs of the hospital" lozenets "," for a period of 12 months.
He is remembered among pharmacists for his classification of animal and vegetable extracts which are still known as Galenicals.
Young, "Americans dosed themselves with galenicals and chymicals
Polysaccharides like panaxan A, aconitan A and ganoderan B and C that exhibited hypoglycemic effects were found in Japan from galenicals such as Panax ginseng, Aconitum carmichaeli, Ganoderma lucidum (Takahashi et al.
Supply of medicinal products registered in accordance with the regulations and classified in bands A and C, generic drugs, medications drugs in DPR 309/90 and Law 49/2006, veterinary drugs, OTC pharmaceuticals, OTC medications, homeopathic and galenicals, and the provision of parapharmaceuticals and other genres normally used and distributed by the pharmacy channel.