pharmacy


pharmacy
01. John has gone to the [pharmacy] to get something for your cold.
02. The [pharmacist] gave me some medicine for my flu.
03. The [pharmacist] told me not to drink alcohol after taking these pills.
04. Many [pharmaceutical] companies are now showing an interest in marketing so-called natural remedies.
05. You should speak to the [pharmacist] about what kind of allergy pill you can take without a prescription.
06. Sophie has gone to the [pharmacy] to buy some hair dye.
07. Toilet paper is on special at the [pharmacy] today.
08. John Gardner once said that self-pity is easily the most destructive of the [non-pharmaceutical] narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure, and separates the victim from reality.
09. Japanese scientists have isolated 3,000 [pharmaceutically]-active substances from marine animals and plants.
10. I have to go to the [pharmacy] to get my prescription filled.
11. There is a [pharmacy] on the first floor of the medical building where you can take that prescription.
12. Many people feel that [pharmacies] shouldn't sell cigarettes, because [pharmacies] are supposed to help people improve their health.
13. The [pharmacist] recommended a cold remedy to me, but all it did was make me sleepy.
14. Your doctor and your [pharmacist] are your best sources of information about your prescription medications.
15. Our neighborhood [pharmacy] was broken into by a couple of guys looking for drugs.

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  • pharmacy — phar‧ma‧cy [ˈfɑːməsi ǁ ˈfɑːr ] noun pharmacies PLURALFORM [countable] especially AmE a shop where there are specially trained staff who can sell or give out medicines as ordered by a doctor * * * pharmacy UK US /ˈfɑːməsi/ noun (plural pharmacies) …   Financial and business terms

  • pharmacy — [fär′mə sē] n. pl. pharmacies [ME fermacie, medicine < MFr farmacie < LL pharmacia < Gr pharmakeia < pharmakon, drug] 1. the art or profession of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines 2. a place where pharmacy is practiced;… …   English World dictionary

  • Pharmacy — Phar ma*cy, n. [OE. fermacie, OF. farmacie, pharmacie, F. pharmacie, Gr. ?, fr. ? to administer or use medicines, fr. ? medicine.] 1. The art or practice of preparing and preserving drugs, and of compounding and dispensing medicines according to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pharmacy — late 14c., a medicine, from O.Fr. farmacie, from M.L. pharmacia, from Gk. pharmakeia use of drugs or medicines, from pharmakeus preparer of drugs, from pharmakon drug, poison, philter, charm, spell, enchantment. Meaning use or administration of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • pharmacy — ► NOUN (pl. pharmacies) 1) a place where medicinal drugs are prepared or sold. 2) the science or practice of preparing and dispensing medicinal drugs …   English terms dictionary

  • Pharmacy — For other uses, see Pharmacy (disambiguation). The mortar and pestle, one of the internationally recognized symbols to represent the pharmacy profession …   Wikipedia

  • pharmacy — /fahr meuh see/, n., pl. pharmacies. 1. Also called pharmaceutics. the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines. 2. a drugstore. [1645 55; earlier pharmacia < ML < Gk pharmakeía druggist s work. See PHARMACO , Y3] * * *… …   Universalium

  • pharmacy — n. 1) a hospital pharmacy 2) at, in a pharmacy (she works down at the pharmacy) * * * [ fɑːməsɪ] in a pharmacy (she works down at the pharmacy) a hospital pharmacy at …   Combinatory dictionary

  • pharmacy — [[t]fɑ͟ː(r)məsi[/t]] pharmacies 1) N COUNT A pharmacy is a shop or a department in a shop where medicines are sold or given out. Compare , drugstore. Make sure you understand exactly how to take your medicines before you leave the pharmacy.… …   English dictionary

  • Pharmacy — A location where prescription drugs are sold. A pharmacy is constantly supervised by a licensed pharmacist. * * * 1. The practice of preparing and dispensing drugs. SYN: pharmaceutics (1). 2. A drugstore. [G. pharmakon, drug] clinical p. a branch …   Medical dictionary