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pharmaceutics

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NounEdit

pharmaceutics (uncountable)

  1. The art and science of dispensing medical drugs.
  2. (plurale tantum) medicines, drugs, or other pharmaceutical compounds.

Usage notesEdit

Pharmacology is the science of dispensing medical drugs, whereas pharmaceutics also encompasses the non-scientific aspects such as how to make medications more palatable, where raw materials may be obtained, etc.

HyponymsEdit

art and science

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