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pharmacopoeia

  
,   (sometimes U.S.)   pharmacopeia  
      n   an authoritative book containing a list of medicinal drugs with their uses, preparation, dosages, formulas, etc.  
     (C17: via New Latin from Greek pharmakopoiia art of preparing drugs, from pharmaco- + -poiia, from poiein to make)  
  pharmacopoeial, pharmacopoeic      adj  
  pharmacopoeist      n  
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