Crossword clues for pharmaceutical
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pharmaceutic \Phar`ma*ceu"tic\ (f[aum]r`m[.a]*s[=u]"t[i^]k), Pharmaceutical \Phar`ma*ceu"tic*al\ (-t[i^]*kal), a. [L. pharmaceuticus, Gr. farmakeytiko`s, fr. farmakey`ein: cf. F. pharmaceutique. See Pharmacy.] Of or pertaining to the knowledge or art of pharmacy, or to the art of preparing medicines according to the rules or formulas of pharmacy; as, pharmaceutical preparations. -- Phar`ma*ceu"tic*al*ly, adv.
Pharmaceutical chemistry, that department of chemistry which ascertains or regulates the composition of medicinal substances.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1640s (pharmaceutic in the same sense is from 1540s), from Late Latin pharmaceuticus "of drugs," from Greek pharmakeutikos, from pharmakeus "preparer of drugs, poisoner" (see pharmacy). Related: Pharmaceuticals; pharmaceutically.
a. (context medicine English) Of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists. n. (context medicine English) A pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product; a drug.
adj. of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists; "the pharmaceutical industry" [syn: pharmaceutic]
of or relating to drugs used in medical treatment
n. drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
Usage examples of "pharmaceutical".
In an analysis that is over thirty years old and conducted long before we developed the National Pharmaceutical Stockpile and early-mobilization program, the World Health Organization estimated in 1970 that the release of aerosolized anthrax over a densely populated area with 5 million people could result in 250,000 casualties, 100,000 of whom would die unless treated.
Currently, the National Pharmaceutical Stockpile has enough antibiotics to fully treat two million people after an anthrax exposure, and recent federal funding will soon increase that number to millions more.
From her CV, Henry had learned that Marchetti was thirty-two, had dual doctorates in reproductive medicine and microbiology from the University of Milan, and had worked for six years at an Italian pharmaceutical house supervising the production of human growth hormone from bacteria.
Today all the microcards and wordspools had dealt with the pharmaceutical division of Walbrook.
It meant that under the licensing agreement between Felding-Roth Pharmaceuticals and Laboratoires Gironde-Chimie, American testing of Montayne would now begin.
The prefabricated refinery processed the crumbly stuff, turning it into thick dark bricks of protoplastic, the fodder of their building and pharmaceuticals industry.
Important results were also achieved in shipbuilding and the oil, pharmaceutical, chemical and metal industries.
Wilbur Smot happened over the company threshold, Brisbane Pharmaceuticals was on the corporate forefront.
Oswald Tinner, the account executive for the American Personal Pharmaceuticals account.
Those Transnistrian companies had mostly been interested in duplicating pharmaceuticals and transgenic food crops created by other companies, producing them on the cheap and underselling the patent-owners.
She had lost her defendant at the first hearing, committed trespassing at Scanton Pharmaceuticals and allowed herself to be manipulated by a stripper.
Ken Bradton of Bradton Mutual Insurance, Paul Cobb of Undercliff Pharmaceutical, and Ben Arnold of Jedlow Laboratories.
She believes he told her that a chemical or pharmaceutical company of some kind had agreed to underwrite the venture.
For some reason, I jotted down the fact that a company by the name of Fire and Jce Pharmaceuticals had expressed an interest in underwriting the Chastain expedition.
Fire and Ice Pharmaceuticals, the company that had committed to underwriting the Third Expedition through the University of Portland had gone bankrupt a few months after the expedition was supposedly canceled.