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galenic

[guh-lee-nik, -len-ik] /gəˈli nɪk, -ˈlɛn ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or containing galena.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; galen(a) + -ic

Galenic

[gey-len-ik, guh-] /geɪˈlɛn ɪk, gə-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Galen, his principles, or his methods.
2.
(usually lowercase) of or pertaining to galenicals or Galenic pharmacy.
Origin
1660-70; Galen + -ic
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Galenic

/ɡeɪˈlɛnɪk; ɡə-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Galen or his teachings or methods
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