cosmeceutical


cos·me·ceu·ti·cal

noun \ˌkäz-mə-ˈsü-ti-kəl\

Definition of COSMECEUTICAL

:  a cosmetic preparation that has pharmaceutical properties

Origin of COSMECEUTICAL

cosmetic + pharmaceutical
First Known Use: 1985

cos·me·ceu·ti·cal

noun \ˌkäz-mə-ˈsüt-i-kəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COSMECEUTICAL

: a preparation (as of benzoyl peroxide or retinol) that possesses both cosmetic and pharmaceutical properties

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