drugmaker

noun

drug·​mak·​er ˈdrəg-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce drugmaker (audio)
: a company that manufactures pharmaceuticals

Examples of drugmaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now these rivals and other drugmakers such as Pfizer are hoping to develop oral weight loss and diabetes drugs that are more convenient for patients to take and easier to manufacture at scale. Annika Kim Constantino,ashley Capoot, CNBC, 11 July 2024 AbbVie's attorney records: The drugmaker asked SCOTUS to take up its fight to protect corporate records in a case surrounding a blockbuster testosterone replacement drug, per Reuters. 4. Peter Sullivan, Axios, 11 July 2024 Pfizer reports earnings later this month, giving analysts a chance to further probe the drugmaker on the results of the study released Thursday and its future in obesity. Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez, Fortune Well, 11 July 2024 Most recently, these huge conglomerates have even moved into the business of private drug labeling, partnering with drugmakers to distribute drugs themselves under different trade names. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, 9 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for drugmaker 

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of drugmaker was in 1869

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“Drugmaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drugmaker. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

drugmaker

noun
drug·​mak·​er ˈdrəg-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce drugmaker (audio)
: a company that manufactures pharmaceuticals
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