Galenic pharmacy
Galenic Ga*len"ic, Galenical Ga*len"ic*al, a. [From Galen, the physician.] Relating to Galen or to his principles and method of treating diseases. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

{Galenic pharmacy}, that branch of pharmacy which relates to the preparation of medicines by infusion, decoction, etc., as distinguished from those which are chemically prepared. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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