pharmaco-, pharmac-, -pharmic

(Greek: medical drug, medicine; poison)

1. Of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.
2. A pharmaceutical product or preparation.
3. Relating to, or engaged in pharmacy or the manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals.
1. The science of preparing and dispensing drugs.
2. Pharmaceutical preparations; medicinal drugs.
3. The science of pharmaceutical systems, i.e., preparations, dosage forms, etc.
4. The field of knowledge involving the preparation, development, usage, and distribution of drugs.
1. Someone who is skilled in pharmacy; a druggist.
2. An individual trained in preparing and dispensing medicines.
3. A person who is licensed to prepare and sell or dispense drugs and compounds, and to make up prescriptions.
1. Someone who is qualified by education and training to prepare and dispense drugs by prescription.
2. A person trained in pharmacy; a druggist.
3. Also known as chemist (British usage), apothecary (obsolete), pharmaceutist.
To treat with drugs.
Angiography in which visualization is enhanced by manipulating the flow of blood by the administration of vasodilating and vasoconstricting agents.
1. Medicinal chemistry in its application to the analysis, development, preparation, and the manufacture of drugs.
2. Pharmaceutical chemistry or chemistry that deals with the composition and preparation of substances used in the treatment of patients or in diagnostic studies.
3. Chemistry that deals with the composition and preparation of substances used in the treatment of patients or diagnostic studies.
The employment or use of drugs in the diagnosis of disease.
1. A reference to pharmacodynamics.
2. Relating to drug action.
1. The study of the action of drugs, including all aspects of their behavior in the body, i.e. transport to tissues, persistence in blood stream and tissues; as well as, their immediate biochemical activity.
2. The study of the biochemical and physiological effects of drugs and the mechanisms of their actions, including the correlation of actions and effects of drugs with their chemical structure; also, such effects on the actions of a particular drug or drugs.
The study of economic factors regarding the cost of drug therapy, including their impact on health care systems and society.
1. The study of the influence of drugs on the activity of the endocrine glands and of the effects of very high levels of hormones on organs and tissues.
2. The study of the medicinal use of hormones.
1. The study of the genetically-determined response to drugs.
2. The scientific study of the relationship between genetic factors and the nature of responses to drugs.
3. The branch of genetics that studies the genetically determined variations in responses to drugs in humans or laboratory organisms.
A specialist in pharmacognosy.
Another term for pharmacgnosy.