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From pharmaceutic +‎ -al, from Latin pharmaceuticus (of drugs), from Ancient Greek φαρμακευτικός (pharmakeutikós, drug maker).

  • (General American, Canada) IPA(key): /ˌfɑɹməˈs(j)utɪkl̩/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌfɑː.məˈs(j)uː.tɪ.kl̩/, /ˌfɑː.məˈkjuː.tɪ.kl̩/

pharmaceutical (not comparable)

  1. (medicine, pharmacy, pharmacology) Of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.
    Synonyms: (archaic) pharmacic, (US, slang, archaic) pharmic

pharmaceutical (plural pharmaceuticals)

  1. (medicine, pharmacy, pharmacology) A pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product; a drug.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:pharmaceutical
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