Simple Definition of pharmacy
: a store or part of a store in which drugs and medicines are prepared and sold
: a place in a hospital where drugs and medicines are prepared and given out
: the practice and profession of preparing drugs and medicines
Examples of pharmacy
There's a pharmacy in our grocery store now.
She's studying pharmacy at the university.
Origin of pharmacy
Late Latin pharmacia administration of drugs, from Greek pharmakeia, from pharmakeuein to administer drugs, from pharmakon magic charm, poison, drug
First Known Use: 1651
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