materia medica


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materia medica:

see pharmacologypharmacology,
study of the changes produced in living animals by chemical substances, especially the actions of drugs, substances used to treat disease. Systematic investigation of the effects of drugs based on animal experimentation and the use of isolated and purified active
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materia medica

[mə′tir·ē·ə ′med·ə·kə]
(pharmacology)
The science that treats of the sources, properties, and preparation of medicinal substances.
The materials from which medicinal substances are prepared.
A treatise on the subject.
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Sections: An introduction to Dioscorides' De Materia Medica and Matthioli's Renaissance commentary is followed by a description of the employed methodology.
In this article, these items of materia medica are numbered according to the numbers assigned in Dietrich's edition, which also contains detailed commentary on each of these substances.
Yarnell is now back to his usual routine as an associate professor in the botanical medicine department at Bastyr University, teaching gastroenterology, urology, men's health, nephrology, pharmacognosy, and herb-drug interactions, and coteaching the materia medica and formulation lab courses for the naturopathic students.
11) Knerr KB, Repertory of Hering's Guiding Symptoms of our Materia Medica, 1997, B Jain, New Delhi.
American Materia Medica, Therapeutics and Pharmacognosy.
Two of the most important books for the professional, or even the serious amateur homeopath, are the Materia Medica and the Repertory.
Modern scholars regard the Diodotus of Tlos referred to in this inscription to be the same Diodotus mentioned by Dioscorides in his first-century-CE Materia Medica.
A joint venture with Materia Medica Holdings, announced in October 2011, will change the contract structure so that Angel receives regular revenue from each programme rather than payment on attainment of milestones.
On to Pedanius Dioscorides, a Greek physician, pharmacologist and botanist as well as the author of De Materia Medica - a five-volume encyclopaedia about herbal medicine and related medicinal substances that was widely read for more than 1,500 years.
De novo, Fracastoro pouco inova, divulgando uma materia medica essencialmente mediterranea ja conhecida desde Dioscorides e Plinio, o Antigo.
17 October 2011 - UK biopharmaceutical contract manufacturer Angel Biotechnology Holdings plc (AIM:ABH) said today that the company and Russian OOO NPF Materia Medica Holding (MMH) had agreed to set up a joint venture (JV) company, to be 51% owned by MMH and 49% owned by Angel.
Phase 2 of the NHAA Materia Medica survey is ready and open for comment