pharmacognosist

pharmacognosy

[fahr-muh-kog-nuh-see]
noun
materia medica ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1835–45; pharmaco- + -gnos(is) + -y3

pharmacognosist, noun
pharmacognostic [fahr-muh-kog-nos-tik] , adjective
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pharmacognosy (ˌfɑːməˈkɒɡnəsɪ)
 
n
the branch of pharmacology concerned with crude drugs of plant and animal origin
 
[C19: from pharmaco- + gnosy, from Greek gnosis knowledge]
 
pharma'cognosist
 
n
 
pharmacognostic
 
adj

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pharmacognosy phar·ma·cog·no·sy (fär'mə-kŏg'nə-sē)
n.
The branch of pharmacology that deals with drugs in their crude or natural state.

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