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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 (including those with royal appointment) kept shops in London, primarily in the Bucklersbury district.
Apothecaries dispensed the freshly made mummies in several forms, including ground, powdered, and diced preparations.
As part of its diversification of interest,Middleton has a garden based on the herbal remedies of the famous Meddygon Myddfai, the Carmarthenshire family of physicians or apothecaries, whose descendents are still with us.
Apothecaries has conducted a multitude of early- and late-stage trials in indications including breast, head and neck, and cervical cancers.
She emphasizes the number and variety of health care providers in the early modem era including itinerant and village healers, surgeons, apothecaries, midwives and, of course, physicians.
Nutton's fifth chapter treats the medical school of Salemo and the impact of Greek and Arab medical text translations, the rise of university medicine and the professional pyramid, which included the learned physicians but also surgeons, apothecaries, and unlearned healers.
One advantage Chinese archaeologists have in locating the teeth of creatures such as Gigantopithecus is that these remains often turn up in the shops of apothecaries.
Splintering into physicians, surgeons, and apothecaries, they, too, organized and indulged in self-regulation to escape the opprobrium of quackery.
Jones offers an even more sympathetic account of the sisters of charity, women from modest backgrounds who devoted themselves to lives of service to the needy; they not only transformed (and feminized) nursing services in the hospitals, but acted as "independent medical practitioners in their own right", bleeding and bandaging patients and running hospital dispensaries, which largely displaced local apothecaries as providers of remedies for the poor.
The PMP is comprised of Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American College of Apothecaries, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Pharmacists Association, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Bureau of Health Professions, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, National Community Pharmacists Association, National Council of State Pharmacy Association Executives, National Pharmaceutical Association, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.