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cosmeceutical

noun cos·me·ceu·ti·cal \ˌkäz-mə-ˈsü-ti-kəl\

Definition of COSMECEUTICAL

:  a cosmetic preparation that has pharmaceutical properties
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Origin of COSMECEUTICAL

cosmetic + pharmaceutical
First Known Use: 1985
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cosmeceutical

noun cos·me·ceu·ti·cal \ˌkäz-mə-ˈsüt-i-kəl\

Medical Definition of COSMECEUTICAL

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

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