cosmeceutical

noun
cos·​me·​ceu·​ti·​cal | \ ˌkäz-mə-ˈsü-ti-kəl How to pronounce cosmeceutical (audio) \

Definition of cosmeceutical

: a cosmetic preparation that has pharmaceutical properties

First Known Use of cosmeceutical

1985, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cosmeceutical

cosmetic + pharmaceutical

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cosmeceutical

noun
cos·​me·​ceu·​ti·​cal | \ ˌkäz-mə-ˈsüt-i-kəl How to pronounce cosmeceutical (audio) \

Medical Definition of cosmeceutical

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

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