dispensatory

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

Definition of dispensatory

plural dispensatories
: a medicinal formulary

First Known Use of dispensatory

1566

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dispensatory

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

medical Definition of dispensatory

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

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