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official

 [ŏ-fĭ´shal]
authorized by pharmacopeias and recognized formularies.

of·fi·cial

(ŏ-fi'shăl),
Authoritative; denoting a drug or a chemical or pharmaceutical preparation recognized as standard in the pharmacopeia. Compare: officinal.
[L. officialis, fr. officium, a favor, service, fr. opus, work, + facio, to do]

official

/of·fi·cial/ (o-fĭ´shal) authorized by a current pharmacopeia or recognized formulary.

official

(ə-fĭsh′əl)
adj.
Authorized by or contained in the US Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary. Used of drugs.

of·fi′cial·dom n.
of·fi′cial·ly adv.

of·fi·cial

(ŏ-fish'ăl)
Authoritative; denoting a drug, a chemical, or a pharmaceutical preparation recognized as standard in the Pharmacopeia.
[L. officialis, fr. officium, a favor, service, fr. opus, work, + facio, to do]
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