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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

phar·ma·cy

(far'mă-sē),
1. The practice of preparing and dispensing drugs. Synonym(s): pharmaceutics (1)
2. A drugstore.
[G. pharmakon, drug]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

phar·ma·cy

(fahr'mă-sē)
1. Practice of preparing and dispensing drugs.
2. A drugstore.
[G. pharmakon, drug]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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