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What does pharmaceutical mean in Latin?

The word pharmacy is derived from Old French farmacie "substance, such as a food or in the form of a medicine which has a laxative effect" from Medieval Latin pharmacia from Greek pharmakeia (Greek: φαρμακεία) "a medicine", which itself derives from pharmakon (φάρμακον), meaning "drug, poison, spell" (which is

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Besides, what does the word pharmacy mean in the Greek?

The ancient Greek word for "pharmacy" means "witch" or "witchcraft". I have read that its root meaning can also mean "poison".

Furthermore, who is the father of pharmacy? Galen

Also asked, what is the mean of Pharmaceutical?

A pharmaceutical is any kind of drug used for medicinal purposes, like cough syrup or sleeping pills. You may have heard of a pharmacy, which is a place where you can buy medicinal drugs, or a pharmacist, which is a person who prepares those drugs.

Does pharmacy mean sorcery?

Pharmacy = Sorcery The Greek word for “Pharmacy” is “Pharmakeia,” which means “Sorcery, Witchcraft.” So right away we see that your pharmacist is actually a witch. The pill-pushing, vaccine dispensing, New Ager, stiff-necked rejecter of God is a sorcerer!

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