1. The art or practice of preparing and preserving drugs, and of compounding and dispensing medicines according to prescriptions of physicians; the occupation of an apothecary or a pharmaceutical chemist.

2. A place where medicines are compounded; a drug store; an apothecary's shop.

Origin: OE. Fermacie, OF. Farmacie, pharmacie, F. Pharmacie, Gr, fr. To administer or use medicines, fr. Medicine.

Retrieved from ""
First | Previous (Pharmacuetics) | Next (Pharmacy administration) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.