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apothecary

1. an archaic word for pharmacist
2. Law a chemist licensed by the Society of Apothecaries of London to prescribe, prepare, and sell drugs
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Apothecaries' Hall, in Colquitt Street, boasted four colossal statues over the entrance.
Museums, botanical gardens and apothecaries, to me, are so visual and full of mystery and intrigue.
Inasmuch as midwives and apothecaries remain peripheral figures in Ireland and Medicine, Fiona Clark's study of the Irish physician Daniel O'Sullivan and his travels in eighteenth-century Mexico offers vital insight into the politics of medical authority and the clash between Eurocentric and indigenous approaches to healing in Latin America.
(25) The Apothecary Chancellery had enjoyed a close relationship with the military, dispatching medicines and setting up field apothecaries (polevye apteki) as early as the 1630s.
"We want all of our independent pharmacies to be successful in their communities and having staff who are well trained is a big key to making that happen," said Donnie Calhoun, American College of Apothecaries Executive Vice President and CEO.
Her focus is on the daily practice of apothecaries, because they were primarily responsible for acquiring materia medica and preparing medicines from it.
Wolfgang Rumler, His Majesty's Apothecary, shall have a Warrant, to send to Oxford such Parcels of Apothecaries Stuff as are for His Majesty's own Service; and that they may be searched here before they go; and Mr.
In Trollope, for instance, there are many kinds of "doctors"--some with MD degrees, and others with articles of apprenticeship (i.e., apothecaries).
Modern botanical taxonomy, the systematic naming of plants, arose out of necessity: Early-17th-century apothecaries needed to know whether the herbs going into their medicines were the real deal.
In Death at Apothecaries' Hall Rawlings finds one of his fellow herbalists ill after a banquet and treats the man, feeling he has saved his life.
The Los Angeles-based company distributes its products to 1000 spas and 4000 apothecaries and beauty boutiques in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean, executives said.
As with all the Space apothecaries the Wilslow store will carry more than 50 lines of the most innovative, quality beauty products from around the world.