- pharmacopeia "official book listing drugs and containing directions for their preparation, 1620s, from medical L., from Gk. pharmakopoiia "preparation of drugs," from pharmakon "drug" + poiein "to make" (see POET (Cf. poet)). First used as a book title by Anutius Foesius (1528-1595) of Basel.
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pharmacopeia — or pharmacopoeia [fär΄mə kō pē′ə] n. 〚ModL < Gr pharmakopoiïa < pharmakon, drug + poiein, to make: see POET1〛 1. an authoritative book containing a list and description of drugs and medicines together with the standards established under law for… … Universalium
pharmacopeia — or pharmacopoeia [fär΄mə kō pē′ə] n. [ModL < Gr pharmakopoiïa < pharmakon, drug + poiein, to make: see POET1] 1. an authoritative book containing a list and description of drugs and medicines together with the standards established under… … English World dictionary
Pharmacopeia — Also spelled pharmacopoeia, an official authoritative listing of drugs. Aspirin has, for example, long been in the pharmacopeia. By extension, a pharmacopeia is a collection or stock of drugs. * * * phar·ma·co·pe·ia (fahr″mə ko… … Medical dictionary
pharmacopeia — noun (pharmacology) a book containing a compilation of pharmaceutical products with their formulas and methods of preparation postexposure prophylaxis is an integral part of the pharmacopeia in preventing severe disease after acute infections •… … Useful english dictionary
pharmacopeia — noun see pharmacopoeia … New Collegiate Dictionary
pharmacopeia — fÉ‘rmÉ™kÉ™ pÉªËÉ™ / fÉ‘Ëm n. book containing detailed information about medications (i.e. formulas, preparation instructions, etc.); supply of various drugs … English contemporary dictionary
pharmacopeia — phar·ma·co·peia … English syllables
Pharmacopeia, Pharmacopoeia — A work containing monographs of therapeutic agents, standards for their strength and purity, and their formulations. The various national pharmacopeias are referred to by abbreviations, of which the following are the most frequently encountered:… … Medical dictionary
United States Pharmacopeia — The [http://www.usp.org United States Pharmacopeia] is an official public standards–setting authority for all prescription and over–the–counter medicines and other health care products manufactured or sold in the United States. USP also sets… … Wikipedia
United States Pharmacopeia — (USP) Compendio, reconocido oficialmente por la Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act de EE.UU., que contiene las descripciones, usos, potencias y normas de pureza de los fármacos seleccionados y todas sus formas de dosificación. Diccionario Mosby… … Diccionario médico