pharmacist

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EtymologyEdit

From pharmacy (the art of preparing drugs, a drug, especially laxatives) +‎ -ist. Doublet of pharmacian.

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  • enPR: fär'məsĭst, IPA(key): /ˈfɑɹməsɪst/
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pharmacist (plural pharmacists)

  1. (pharmacy) A health professional who controls, formulates, preserves, and dispenses medications and provides medical advice and counseling on how medicines should be used in order to achieve maximum benefit, and minimal side effects in order to avoid drug interactions.
  2. (pharmacy, academic) One who studies pharmacy.

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