Synonyms for pharmacy

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Thus it is on the East Side, where the heart of pharmacy is not glacé.

You can make the excuse in the morning to visit the pharmacy in Shaftesbury Avenue.

The work in pharmacy grew naturally with the Department of Chemistry.

He recovered his senses in a pharmacy, into which the passers-by had borne him.

With this sum in hand I concluded I would take a course in pharmacy.

Their pharmacy is as defective as many of their remedies are absurd and disgusting.

And every voice in the pharmacy cried out: "That's Tartarin!"

As for Bzuquet, he could not leave the pharmacy, the safety of the town depended on him.

They played together in the garden if the weather was fair, in the pharmacy if it was stormy.

The nitrate and hydrochloride are at present much used in pharmacy.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "a medicine," from Old French farmacie "a purgative" (13c.), from Medieval Latin pharmacia, from Greek pharmakeia "use of drugs, medicines, potions, or spells; poisoning, witchcraft; remedy, cure," from pharmakeus (fem. pharmakis) "preparer of drugs, poisoner, sorcorer" from pharmakon "drug, poison, philter, charm, spell, enchantment." Meaning "use or administration of drugs" is attested from c.1400; that of "place where drugs are prepared and dispensed" is first recorded 1833. The ph- was restored 16c. in French, 17c. in English (see -ph-).

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