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dispensatory

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noun dis·pen·sa·to·ry \di-ˈspen(t)-sə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of dispensatory

plural

dispensatories

  1. :  a medicinal formulary




Medical Dictionary

dispensatory

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noun dis·pen·sa·to·ry \dis-ˈpen(t)-sə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\

Medical Definition of dispensatory

plural

dispensatories

  1. 1:  a book or medicinal formulary containing a systematic description of the drugs and preparations used in medicine—compare pharmacopoeia 1

  2. 2:  dispensary




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