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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: apothecaries(0.00869 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : a health professional trained in the art of preparing and
dispensing drugs [syn: pharmacist, druggist, chemist,
pill pusher, pill roller]
English → English (gcide)
Apothecary \A*poth"e*ca*ry\, n.; pl. Apothecaries. [OE.
apotecarie, fr. LL. apothecarius, fr. L. apotheca storehouse,
Gr. apo, fr. ? to put away; ? from + ? to put: cf. F.
apothicaire, OF. apotecaire. See Thesis.]
One who prepares and sells drugs or compounds for medicinal
Note: In England an apothecary is one of a privileged class
of practitioners -- a kind of sub-physician. The
surgeon apothecary is the ordinary family medical
attendant. One who sells drugs and makes up
prescriptions is now commonly called in England a
druggist or a pharmaceutical chemist.
Apothecaries' weight, the system of weights by which
medical prescriptions were formerly compounded. The pound
and ounce are the same as in Troy weight; they differ only
in the manner of subdivision. The ounce is divided into 8
drams, 24 scruples, 480 grains. See Troy weight.