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Meaning of PHARMACOPOEIA

Pronunciation:  `fârmuku'peeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a collection or stock of drugs
 

PHARMACOPOEIA is a 13 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, apothecary's shop, assemblage, chemist's, chemist's shop, collection, drug, drugstore, pharmacy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Phar`ma*co*p[oe]"ia\, n. [NL., from Gr.
farmakopoii:`a the preparation of medicines; fa`rmakon
medicine + poiei^n to make.]
1. A book or treatise describing the drugs, preparations,
   etc., used in medicine; especially, one that is issued by
   official authority and considered as an authoritative
   standard.

2. A chemical laboratory. [Obs.] --Dunglison.

 

 

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