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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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Her focus is on the daily practice of apothecaries, because they were primarily responsible for acquiring materia medica and preparing medicines from it.
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.
10) Particularly relevant to this discussion of paint is the fact that in 1620 Rumler tried to secure a patent for the sole manufacture of 'mercurie sublimate', but was prevented by the Assistants of the Society of Apothecaries.
The Los Angeles-based company distributes its products to 1000 spas and 4000 apothecaries and beauty boutiques in the U.
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.
We learn that Mayerne in fact deeply disliked court life and escaped it as much as he could in order to investigate nature in the company of those whose knowledge he valued, such as chemists, apothecaries, surgeons, painters, and various artisans and craftsmen.
Such lamps were often used by English apothecaries and chemists to illuminate the globes at night.
O'Day challenges the traditional belief that there were sharp and insurmountable distinctions among physicians, surgeons and apothecaries.
The N also symbolizes San Nicolo, the beloved Venetian saint and patron of apothecaries, children, virgins and pawnbrokers, whose remains lie in the three-naved church of San Nicolo di Lido.
He subsequently became the apprentice of a series of apothecaries which guided his vast knowledge of herbs and medicines.
In the second place, the apothecaries constituted part of the historic structure of the City of London's local government, as a livery company (founded in 1617).