galenic

adjective
ga·​len·​ic | \ gə-ˈlen-ik How to pronounce galenic (audio) \
variants: also galenical \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce galenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of galenic

1 capitalized : of or relating to Galen or his medical principles or method
2 usually galenical : constituting a galenical galenical preparations

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“Galenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/galenic. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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