pharmacopeia


pharmacopeia
pharmacopeia or pharmacopoeia [fär΄mə kō pē′ə]
n.
ModL < Gr pharmakopoiïa < pharmakon, drug + poiein, to make: see POET1
1. an authoritative book containing a list and description of drugs and medicines together with the standards established under law for their production, dispensation, use, etc.
2. Obs. a stock of drugs
pharmacopeial
adj.
pharmacopoeial

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