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noun for·mu·lary \ˈfȯr-myə-ˌler-ē\

Definition of formulary

plural

formularies

  1. 1 :  a collection of prescribed forms (such as oaths or prayers)

  2. 2 :  formula 1

  3. 3 :  a book listing medicinal substances and formulas

formulary

adjective

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1541


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formulary

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noun for·mu·lary \ˈfȯr-myə-ˌler-ē\

Medical Definition of formulary

plural

formularies

  1. 1:  a book containing a list of medicinal substances and formulas—see national formulary

  2. 2:  an official list of generic and brand name pharmaceutical drugs designated by a health insurance provider as approved for coverage under the provider's pharmacy plan benefits

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