Definition of galenical
: a medicine prepared by extracting one or more active constituents of a plant
Origin of galenical
Galen + 1-ic + 1-al
First Known Use: 1768
Rhymes with galenical
Medical Definition of galenical
: a standard medicinal preparation (as an extract or tincture) containing usually one or more active constituents of a plant and made by a process that leaves the inert and other undesirable constituents of the plant undissolved
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