Meaning of GALENICAL in English


gāˈlenə̇kəl, gəˈ-, -nēk- noun

( -s )

Etymology: galenical (I) (adjective)

: a standard medicinal preparation (as extract, tincture) containing usually one or more active constituents of a plant and made by a process that leaves the inert and other undesirable constituents of the plant undissolved

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