dispensatory

noun

dis·​pen·​sa·​to·​ry di-ˈspen(t)-sə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce dispensatory (audio)
plural dispensatories
: a medicinal formulary

Word History

First Known Use

1566, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dispensatory was in 1566

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Cite this Entry

“Dispensatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dispensatory. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

dispensatory

noun
dis·​pen·​sa·​to·​ry dis-ˈpen(t)-sə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- How to pronounce dispensatory (audio)
plural dispensatories
1
: a book or medicinal formulary containing a systematic description of the drugs and preparations used in medicine compare pharmacopoeia sense 1
2
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