pharmacopoeia

noun
phar·ma·co·poe·ia | \ ˌfär-mə-kə-ˈpē-ə \
variants: or pharmacopeia

Definition of pharmacopoeia 

1 : a book describing drugs, chemicals, and medicinal preparations especially : one issued by an officially recognized authority and serving as a standard

2 : a collection or stock of drugs

Other words from pharmacopoeia

pharmacopoeial or pharmacopeial \ˌfär-mə-kə-ˈpē-əl \ adjective

First Known Use of pharmacopoeia

1618, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pharmacopoeia

New Latin, from Late Greek pharmakopoiia preparation of drugs, from Greek pharmako- + poiein to make — more at poet

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pharmacopoeia

noun
phar·ma·co·poe·ia
variants: or pharmacopeia \ˌfär-mə-kə-ˈpē-(y)ə \

Medical Definition of pharmacopoeia 

1 : a book describing drugs, chemicals, and medicinal preparations especially : one issued by an officially recognized authority and serving as a standard — compare dispensatory sense 1

2 : a collection or stock of drugs

Other words from pharmacopoeia

pharmacopoeial or pharmacopeial \-(y)əl \ adjective

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